Katie is a passionate dance teacher from Hamilton, New Zealand. She began Ballet at 3 years old and was soon taking classes in Tap, Contemporary, Jazz and Irish Dancing. At 18 Katie moved to Auckland to study a Bachelor of Dance at AUT University. Here she studied all forms of dance as well as dance education, nutrition and history. Alongside her degree Katie was also able to complete papers to become a Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher. She also holds a Solo Diploma in Tap dancing from BAL Australasia.
Upon graduating Katie began teaching at a number of dance schools, musical theatre workshops and nurseries across Auckland whilst keeping up her love of performing. Recent credits include ‘Chicago', 'West Side Story', ‘Barnum' and 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' with Centrestage Theatre Company. In early 2015 Katie spent some time teaching dance in Tahiti, French Polynesia. A thoroughly enjoyable experience that only extended Katies love for teaching!