Katrina Blose

Katrina Blose began dancing at a young age in Northern Illinois, studying at Rockford Dance Company (Vaganova Technique), Metropolitan Ballet (Cecchetti Method), Northern Illinois University (French and American Classical Techniques), and Forest Hills (Competitive Jazz, Lyrical, and Contemporary). She relocated to North Carolina to attend the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Katrina moved to New York to dance withthe prestigious Joffrey Ballet School. There she began her freelance dance career that led her to Europe. Following her return to the United States, Katrina worked as a guest artist up and down the East Coast,soon finding a home at Columbia City Ballet.

Though happily dancing, coaching, and teaching professionally, Katrina's quest for knowledge about other dance techniques took over. Finding that pursuit at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she graduated with her B.F.A. for Dance and Choreography in December 2011. After graduating, she continued to teach ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, and hip-hop at Artistic Motion Arts Academy in North Carolina as well a choreograph for their productions. She has also taught at North Carolina Dance Festival at UNCSA, Elon University, and was a guest master teacher for contemporary and hip-hop at National Dance Academy in Montevideo, Uruguay. Katrina guest taught for Grand Ballet Japan 2015 in Kobe and choreographed for Morikawa Satomi Ballet Academy in Hiroshima, for their 13th Ballet Performance.

In addition to teaching, Katrina continues her guest dance and aerial performances in the area. She also works as a private coach to help students compete, audition, and achieve their dreams as she did herself.