Katie began dancing at the age of 4 at Studio CAC. At age 8, she moved to DK Dance Productions and finished her competitive dancing career there. She studied many varieties of dance including ballet, contemporary, musical theatre, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, poms, and tap. She has participated in numerous regional and national dance competitions, earning high score and placement awards for her groups, duets, and tap solos. She has also attended many dance conventions and earned scholarships from JUMP, NUVO, NYCDA, Tapdemics, and Talent On Parade, and she received a special invitation to ArchCore 20 summer intensive in New York with Jennifer Archibald. Katie was a participant at DancerPalooza in 2016 and 2017, where she performed at the wrap party with Bobby Newberry. Other performances include Cardinals games, Ambush games, the Riverfront Dance festival, Fair St. Louis, and the AAHPERD CDA Dance Gala-“A Celebration of Dance”. Katie is currently the Tap Program Director at DK Dance Productions. She has just been certified as an esthetician and is pursuing a degree in nursing at St. Louis Community College.