Polaris Dance Company Apprentice
Katie Gunderson is an artist, educator, and advocate originally from Granbury, Texas. She began dancing in high school through traditional Texas drill team. In 2016, Katie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance + UTeach Dance from The University of Texas at Austin. Post-grad, Katie performed in Austin as an independent dancer with Jennifer Sherburn, Andrea Beckham Collaborative Dance, Blue Lapis Light, and BLiPSWiTCH. She was also a founding company member of Shen Jun Movement Effect under the direction of Sunny Shen. Katie has presented collaborative works with friends in Austin through The Electric Church. Most recently, she was an invited performing artist at Verse presented by RAW Artists Austin. Katie is a Texas Educators Association certified dance educator and a member of the National Dance Educators Organization. She has enjoyed teaching many ages and experience levels from toddler creative movement to academy dance classes at Westwood High School.
Katie is overjoyed to be dancing and teaching at Polaris and looking forward to the coming season.