Originally from New Plymouth, Katie started dancing at Patten Academy of Dance, completing RAD Advanced and NZMDA syllabus in Ballet and Jazz. She has completed full time training at the Australian Ballet School, and professional development training with a Diploma in Classical Ballet. She also holds a Bachelor of Performance and Screen Arts, majoring in Contemporary Dance.
Katie has performed in various ballets at the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne State Theatre. She has also danced professionally with Black Grace Contemporary Dance in New Zealand, and with Royal Caribbean international dance productions. Katie has worked as a dance teacher for Timothy Gordon, assisting him for dance intensive workshops.