Katie is from Connecticut where she trained under instructors Peter O’Brien, Amy Piantaggini, and James Robey in Ridgefield and was awarded the Patricia Schuster Scholarship. She graduated cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College on scholarship earning a B.F.A. in dance. Katie joined Dzul Dance this season and has also been a member of Edgar Cortes Dance Theater in New York since 2015. She has performed at the Inside/Out Series at Jacob’s Pillow and has danced the lead in Martha Graham’s “Steps in the Street,” Edgar Cortes’s “Dali Aqui,” Anthony Ferro’s “The Hindemith,” and Rachael Kosch’s “Three Things.” She has danced in works by Paul Taylor, Megan Williams, Larry Keigwin, and Kirk Peterson, among others. Katie has been teaching since 2015 at various schools across Connecticut and has also choreographed works since 2010, presenting pieces at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT and the Young Choreographer’s Festival in Stamford, CT.