Tyler Catanella

Artistic Director

Tyler Catanella is a proud graduate of the Theatre Education and Acting departments at Emerson College and now teaches dance composition & improvisation as an Adjunct Professor within the Performing Arts department. Tyler is a recipient of the Emerging Choreographer’s Award from Green Street Studios, for his works “Nostalgia” and “Every Thursday Night”. His work has been shown at Jose Mateo’s Dance for World Community, the Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts, Third Life Choreographer’s Series, Grant Jacoby & Dancers, ArtBeat, NACHMO Boston, Calamity Dance Co., Luminarium Dance Company’s ChoreoFest, and the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center. Tyler, under the artist name “Peace Pilgrim,” takes part in composing, producing and performing ParadiseMoves' original music in collaboration with musicians internationally. He currently directs, choreographs and teaches K-12 acting and movement programs with Watertown Children’s Theatre, and has lead teaching residencies throughout the greater Boston area, with support from Playhouse Education and the Massachusetts Cultural Council STAR Grants.