Catherine Higgins

Secondary Faculty


Dance Teacher

Divisions / Grade:

Fine Arts, High School

Years at TKA:

6 Years (started in 2014)


Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing; Certified through Florida Dance Masters to teach Ballet and Tap; Certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association to teach fitness classes


Florida Atlantic University


Cathy graduated from TKA and taught for 15 years in the dance department at the prestigious Dreyfoos School of the Arts, as well as 15 years for the Thomas Dance Studio, 5 years at the School of Ballet Arts and served as commissioned guest choreographer and master teacher at the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts. She was recognized by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (Young Arts Foundation) for her teaching expertise and the achievements of her students who have placed in the top 10% of the National Arts Recognition and Talent Search. Her students have been chosen for Juilliard, professional dance companies, Broadway shows and top 5 of “So You Think You Can Dance”. Cathy, her husband Tim and daughters, Sofia and Olivia, attend Journey Church. In her free time, she enjoys watching her daughters dance, sing and play volleyball. She also enjoys real estate, home staging, and taking classes whenever she has time in ballroom, yoga, and body sculpting.