Katie began her dance training in classical ballet, RAD (Royal Academy of Dance), with Valerie Roche at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She also studied tap with Jeanne Roddy and jazz with her son, Patrick Roddy.
She received a BFA in Dance from Stephens College and enjoyed spending 3 summers continuing her dance training and performing at Perry Mansfield in beautiful Steamboat Springs Colorado.
Katie continued teaching and choreographing for several dance studios in Nebraska and was a faculty member at Chase Fitness and Dancer school with former Rockette Stephanie Chase and fitness guru Bob Chase. Katie has taught many genres of dance to all ages from beginner to advanced and is excited to share her love of dance with the students at Dance Expressions.