Modern Ages 7-9 ○ Creative Modern Company Choreographer
Katie Skinner, born and raised in Brookfield, IL, is a performer, teaching artist, and dance maker based in Brooklyn. She has had the pleasure of performing works by Beth Gill, John Jasperse, Joanna Kotze, Nicholas Leichter, David Dorfman & Kendra Portier, Kayle and Company, Charlotte Adams Dance, Sean Thomas Boyt, 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, Dancewave, DåncēHøLø, University of Iowa, and Hollins University. 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 is thrilled to work for Dancewave, where she currently teaches Modern Technique and Creative Modern Company (ages 7-9).
Katie is invested in supporting dance scholarship and arts administration. She served as Editorial Assistant for “The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics” and for Dr. Rebekah Kowal’s newest monograph, “Dancing the World Smaller: Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America.” Currently, she is Program Assistant at Baryshnikov Arts Center and Editorial Assistant for Dance Research Journal. Katie received a BFA in Dance and a BA in English from the University of Iowa; she is in pursuit of a Copyediting Certificate through University of San Diego’s Extension Program.
Learn more about Katie on her website: katielskinner.com