ALANNAH CATALDO began her early training in ballet and modern from Lydia Aurinko-Mostow and former Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre company member, Dawn Deahl. In addition she studied at the School of Ballet Chicago with Dan Duell and Patricia Blair. She spent several summers there as well as attending the year-round program to perform with Ballet Chicago Studio Company. Alannah became a Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre company member in 2010. Since then she has worked intensively with Academy students while teaching and staging sections of the annual performance of “The Nutcracker.”