Katie returned to Syracuse after attending the University of NC at Greensboro where she majored in dance and was a member of the UNCG Spartan dance team.
Katie taught for The Dance Studio CNY for many years and later became the studio’s assistant director. Katie has been with The Movement Box since it’s inception in 2009.
During her years of teaching her choreography has won numerous awards including high scores, and has been recognized for stand out choreography among the regional competition circuit of central New York.
When Katie is not at TMB teaching anything from creative movement to adult tap, and everything in between, you can find her working with Peaceful Schools as a dance enrichment instructor. Katie has built a strong dance program for the students of H.W. Smith in Syracuse. Katie has brought her social and emotional learning tools into the TMB classrooms to help her students develop their confidence, perseverance, and team-building skills all while promoting the art of dance; a forever passion of hers.