Katie Patrick, a graduate of Kennesaw State University as of May 2022, aspires to share her passion for dance among peers, students, and friends. She has been dancing for over seventeen years and has trained in many forms of dance. She performed twelve years in "The Nutcracker" for the Dance Theatre of Dalton under the direction of Berrien Long. She has also performed in three dance concerts at KSU, including "Roked" choreographed by Thang Dao, and "Proximity Distorts", choreographed by Andrea Knowlton. Her award-winning dance film and research “Double Helix” has also been published in the NCHC Journal for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. She will also be dancing professionally with Sideways Contemporary Dance. Katie has taught various styles of dance for 6 years, teaching for the Dance Theatre of Dalton and at CK DanceWorks. She is excited to share her love of dance at CKDW, it’s truly a dream come true!