Spectrum Dance Co-Director
Katie, a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, has had an extensive 15-year career performing and choreographing throughout Australia as well as overseas.
Katie has toured overseas and performed extensively throughout Australia in a large variety of theatrical shows and corporate events. Katie’s stage show credits include Dream Girls, Paradise by Night, Starz, Galaxy’s, Body Power, Hollywood Legends and Tales of Hoffman.
Katie was also a cheerleader for both the AFL Carlton Bluebirds and NBL Melbourne Tigers.
Katie has performed at the World Expo 88, British Pavilion, A Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber, the highly acclaimed Victorian State Opera as well as various other corporate performances and fashion shows for Tony Bartuccio and Gillian Fitzgerald. She also has several choreographic credits to her name for television commercials, including Budgie the Little Helicopter and a number of children’s shows.
In 1992 Katie founded Crazy Feet Dance Studio, a studio that focused on the philosophy of developing the individual talents and ambitions of all the students in a happy environment. From its humble beginnings of 8 students, Katie has built the studio up into one of the best dance schools in Melbourne. The success of the studio is evident through the professional placement of its students. More recently Katie has cofounded Spectrum Dance with Trish Squire-Rogers, which, within a few years, is already extremely successful. Katie’s passion is to assist young adult dancers and performers to achieve their full potential and maximise their exposure to the professional Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance industry.