Katie Dorn is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she earned a high school diploma and B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance. She completed her M.F.A. from the Hollins University/American Dance Festival M.F.A. program. In 2006 she received the Martha Hill Young Professional Award as an outstanding young performer. Since moving to NYC Katie has worked with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Gus Solomons Jr., Carlos Soto, Vanessa Walters, and with Robert Wilson and Philip Glass on the revival of the opera, "Einstein on the Beach." She performed James Lee Byars's "The Mile Long Paper Walk"- a solo that was re staged by Lucinda Childs for the Marron Atrium at the MoMA in NYC in August 2014. Katie has been dancing for Lucinda Childs since 2009 and has set Ms. Childs work on students at Barnard College, the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and on the Lyon Opera Ballet. She is the producer and host of the podcast Dance Journal NYC.