Katie was born and raised in Bellville, Ohio where she began her dance training at the Richland Academy at the age of 3. Her summers included training with the Cincinnati Ballet, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, The Dayton Ballet and the Radio City Rockettes. She attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. While at Wright State, Katie had the ability to focus her training in Classical and Contemporary Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre, Voice, and Acting. Upon graduation, Katie began her professional dance career in Los Angeles and Atlanta. Her credits include Funny Girl, Jesus Christ Superstar, West Side Story, MTV's Barely Famous, The Satin Dollz, Singin' in the Rain, Home for the Holidays, La Cenerentola with the Atlanta Opera, and served as dance captain for Cabaret. Kathleen was also given the opportunity to choreograph the Southeastern premier of Disenchanted: The Musical. While in Atlanta, Katie taught Ballet and Jazz at The Atlanta Dance Academy and has taken online workshops with Broadway Dance Center in Musical Theatre. Katie and her husband are excited to be returning home to the buckeye state to share her passion for dance.