Katie Johnson

Outreach Instructor

Katie Johnson is a Colorado native and an avid Denver Broncos fan. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. After graduating cum laude, Katie returned to Colorado to coach the varsity dance team at ThunderRidge High School, leading them to a league championship title. She later set her sights on Las Vegas, Nevada where she performed as a professional dancer in numerous stage productions. She has had the opportunity to share the stage with celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Snoop Dogg. Katie also toured with a Las Vegas traveling production that performed in cities across the United States. She has had the privilege to perform at an event for the Michael Jackson Foundation Charity, raising money for underprivileged children, and the opportunity to work with the Jackson family.

A dancer since age 3, Katie is classically trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, pom, and ballroom. Katie is excited to bring her strong background in professional and competitive dance to the Colorado Ballet team. When she isn't dancing or teaching Katie is volunteering at The Children's Hospital and enjoys hiking with her dogs, Layla and Lily.

Program Involvement
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