Cinderella (2017/18 tour) - Judy, Betty, Cinderella (cover)
Training: Born in Worcester, Katie trained as a Birmingham junior and mid associate with The Royal Ballet School. She continued her training for five years at The Arts Educational School, Tring, where she graduated with honours in 2009. During her training, Katie performed with Birmingham Royal Ballet in their production of David Bintley’s ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Cafe and Sir Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker. She also performed with English National Ballet, where she danced in Nureyev’s Romeo and Juliet, Christopher Hampson’s The Nutcracker and performed principal roles with National Youth Ballet, including Drew McOnie’s The Old Man of Lochnagar. Katie won the Cecchetti Barbara Fewster Award and the prestigious Markova Award in 2009.
Joined New Adventures 2014
Roles and Productions with New Adventures: Katie made her debut with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures for the 2014/2015 UK Tour of Edward Scissorhands (Candy Covitt, Sandra Grubb). Recent credits include: The Car Man (Frankie, Mercedes), Sleeping Beauty (Feral fairy, Ardor fairy, Queen) and original cast of The Red Shoes (Svetlana, Lady Neston, Edith & Joyce, cover Pamela and cover Vicky Page)
Other Career Highlights: Katie joined Scottish Ballet Company upon graduating in 2009. She danced in various productions and pieces during her five years with the company including: Effie in Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling, James Cousins’ Still It Remains, Christopher Bruce’s Shift, Jiří Kylián’s 14’20”, Martin Lawrence’s Dark Full Ride, Helen Pickett’s Trace duet, Christopher Hampson’s Silhouette, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s A Streetcar Named Desire, Ashley Page’s The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Pennies from Heaven, Fearful Symmetries, Alice in Wonderland, Kenneth MacMillan’s Song of the Earth and Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo and Juliet.
Film and TV: Frankie in Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man (2015), StreetDance 3D – the movie and a Robert Cohan Documentary. Katie is delighted to be performing with the New Adventures family in Cinderella.