Katharine Java

Originally from Virginia, Katharine Kunz began her dance training at the respected Loudoun School of Ballet under Shelia Hoffman-Robertson, Maureen Miller, and Lisa Startsman.  Her studies continued at the Joffrey Ballet (NYC), Orlando Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, and Steps on Broadway.  She holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Towson University under the director of Dennis Price, Catherine Horta-Hayden, and Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell among others. 


Her performance credits include: Ensemble in Blue ‘n’ Gold (Greenston), Girl in the Red Dress in Frame by Frame (Pikieris), Raymonda in Raymonda Pas de Dix, Pas de Trois in Swan Lake and Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker.  In addition, she had the pleasure of performing Brandenburg Concerto (Miller) at the Tanzsommer Dance Festival in Vienna, Austria.  Ms. Katharine has performed with Loudoun Ballet Company, Towson Dance Company, Nancy Romita and the Moving Company, Connecticut Ballet, Dance Cat-aylst (NYC), and The Next Stage Project Choreography Workshop in NYC.


In addition, Ms. Katharine currently teaches at Tampa Bay Ballet, the official school of Tampa Ballet Theatre, and serves as Operations Manager.  She joined the company in 2016.

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