Katie Skinner is a Brooklyn-based performer and dance maker. She teaches Creative Ballet for ages 3-4 and 5-6 at Dancewave, where her classes are centered around firing up the imagination while learning fundamental movement and vocabulary.
She has had the pleasure of performing works by Beth Gill, John Jasperse, Joanna Kotze, Nicholas Leichter, David Dorfman & Kendra Portier, and Caitlin Cullen Dance. Her most recent performance projects have been with Nattie Trogdon, Nikki and The Noise, and long-time collaborator Emily Climer. Katie’s choreography has been shown at Martha Graham Studios, Center for Performance Research, Old First Reformed Church through Spoke the Hub, Triskelion Arts, and DåncēHøLø. She has taught dance for ages 3-12 in Iowa City and New York City, and for adults and pre-professionals at Gibney and Mark Morris Dance Center. Katie served as Editorial Assistant of “The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics,” and Rebekah J. Kowal’s upcoming “Dancing the World Smaller: Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America.” Currently, she is Program Assistant at Baryshnikov Arts Center. Katie received a BFA in Dance and a BA in English from the University of Iowa.