rie katagiri


Based out of Los Angeles, Rie has choreographed Academy Award winning actress Marisa Tomei for Darren Aronofsky's acclaimed 2008 film The Wrestler, as well as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Juno Temple, Lana del Ray and Eva Amurri. Her passionate pursuit of pleasure and beauty through movement can be seen in all of the projects Rie has been involved in. Curious women and seekers of embodied fun can experience for themselves what it's all about in her Erotic Movement Arts® classes in West Hollywood.  


Film and TV:

The Wrestler, choreographer for Oscar Nominee Marisa Tomei

Ghost Whisperer, choreographer for Jennifer Love Hewitt

Californication, pole dance instructor for Eva Amurri

Cougar Hunting, dance coach for Vanessa Angel

Afternoon Delight, choreographer and coach for Juno Temple

Will & Grace, dance consultant


*Big LOVE to director Jill Soloway for taking home the coveted Sundance award for 2013 Best Director/ Dramatic US!


Music Video/Short Film:

Tropico, pole dance instructor for Lana Del Rey

Midnight Moan - What I Need, choreographer and dancer

Polyplastic - My Prescription, choreographer


20th Anniversary V Day 2018, Santa Monica, choreographer/dancer

The Rouge Follies - Henry Fonda Theater, aerial pole soloist

The Rouge Cabaret - King King Hollywood, aerial pole soloist

LA Unbound - El Portal Theater, dancer/co-choreographer

V Day 2009 & 2011, Santa Monica, dancer/co-choreographer

Blackout, Beverly Hills - Aqua, pole dance advisor