Katie has been a dancer for over twenty years and has taken classes at many studios throughout CT. She has had the opportunity to study many genres, including jazz, tap, hip-hop, lyrical, ballet, modern, Latin, and African dance. Katie has a passion for the performing arts, and after graduating high school she spent a year performing around the country as "Annie" in the '08-'09 national tour of "Magic Tree House: The Musical." She also continued to play the role of "Annie" in Magic Tree House's subsequent "Passport to Adventure" tours. Katie is an alumna of vocal coach Laura Mashburn and is trained in both Classical and Musical Theatre vocal performance and technique. She has also studied acting, dance, and voice at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, and has taken a number of acting, dance, and vocal intensives, including the Litchfield Jazz Festival Greenhouse Summer Dance Program, and an internship with the New Harmony Project in New Harmony, IN.