Classes: Ballet Basics, Discover Contemporary, In Parallel 2nd, Floor Barre, Ballet Barre Beautiful
Location: Atlanta & Alpharetta, GA
Katrina is a North Carolina native who began her dance career at the age of 4 in Chapel Hill, at Bounds Dance Studio. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, flamenco, and pointe. Katrina attended the summer program at the prestigious North Carolina School of the Arts, where she was accepted into their year-round program, majoring in ballet. During her time there, she danced in their productions, notably The Nutcracker as Tea (Chinese). She also attended numerous summer
programs, such as North Carolina Dance Theater, Boston Ballet, and ABT. Upon graduation, she was selected to perform in Disney’s Twas the Night Before Christmas at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, as The Sugarplum Fairy. While at Disney, she also performed in the Disney Parade, Block Party, Fantasmic, SpectroMagic, and was selected to be a dancer in the Mary Poppins” Christmas Parade (televised). Katrina then moved to Universal Studios where she was selected to be a Beauxbaton Dancer, in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. During her years in Florida, she also did several commercials, both for TV and for Universal Studios; and also was a substitute teacher at a number of local studios.
Katrina has expanded her career into fitness, becoming a certified Les Mills fitness instructor for Body Attack, earning a degree in massage therapy from Central Florida School of Massage (academic excellence), and becoming a certified Personal Trainer from The National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is currently living in Atlanta, and is thrilled to return to her first love, dance at Dance101 and hopes to share this passion with her students there.