Katie Scekeres grew up and began her dance training in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. She then graduate magna cum laude with a degree in Dance Performance from Kent State University. During her time at Kent State, she was the Student Artistic Director for the Kent Dance Ensemble. Her choreography won the College of the Arts Stratosphere juried art competition in 2014. After graduation she had the pleasure of attending Urbanity Dance’s Summer Intensive in Boston, MA where she performed in pieces choreographed by Besti Graves, Chantal Doucett and Ellenore Scott. She then went on to perform in works by Marcia Custer and Rebecca Burcher in concerts for The Movement Project in Cleveland, OH. Currently, Katie is a member of the Inlet Dance Theatre Trainee and Apprentice Program. She is thrilled to be joining the CFDC family!