Kathryn Kalamaras (Kat), originally from the suburbs of Chicago, moved to Denver to pursue her career of dancing. She is currently a dance company member of Life/ Art Dance Ensemble, In The Wings Aerial Company, Thrive Ballet Company, and Evolving Doors Modern Dance Company; and has had the pleasure to perform and choreograph in several other projects and entertainment events.
Kat grew up a bun head in Crystal Lake, Illinois and attended Alma college in Michigan on scholarship where she received her B.A in Dance Performance. Throughout her career she has studied ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern, jazz, tap, character, jazz, hip hop, and yoga. During college, she had the opportunity to study and perform at American Country Dance Association (ACDA) two years in a row, and choreographed her own full length show as her senior thesis. Kat also attended American Dance Festival’s summer intensive in 2016 where she studied with renowned artists such as Nia Love, Paul Matteson, and Otto “Aquaboogie” where she mainly focused on modern, improv, and hip hop. She also was casted and performed at the international choreographer’s showcase.
After moving to Colorado, Kat has had the pleasure to dance and perform with several other companies including Kim Robards Modern Dance Company, Ethereum Modern Dance Company, Nosilla Modern Dance Company, and Dream Project Dance Company.
Along with dancing, she has a passion for teaching dance. Kat has been teaching for the past ten years throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and is currently teaching all over the Colorado area, to include the Evergreen School of Ballet. She also has had the pleasure of coming on as a guest teacher/ choreographer for various studios, and has also been creating series of film work with herself and her students.
Kat also models professionally outside of dance and has a background in painting and art. She has participated in several art shows here in Denver and sells to a couple local boutique/ coffee shops.
Colorado has given Kat many opportunities and she couldn’t be more excited for her future as an artist.