Katie Chandler began her dance training at the age of 7 under Lisa Holmstrom in Georgetown,
TX. She joined Ballet Austin’s pre-professional program at age 12, and at 16 began a mentorship with principal dancer Nadya Zybine competing classical solo variations.
Katie relocated from Phoenix, AZ where she was a principal dancer and Assistant Artistic
Director for Aaron McGloin Dance. She attended Arizona State University and earned her
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance. While in Arizona she had the pleasure of
performing and choreographing for Temenos Dance Collective, Dance Arizona Repertory
Theatre, and Aaron McGloin Dance. She also had the privilege of teaching dance at Boys and
Girls Club of America, Silvestre S. Herrera Middle School, and several dance studios in the
valley area. Katie loves dance education and working with students to help them achieve their