Kate Coleman

kate-colemanOriginally from Chicago, Illinois, Kate Coleman’s ballet training got underway at the age of two and a half with a small studio in Naperville, Illinois after she broke her femur in a tunnel slide accident. The doctors recommended dance as therapy to walk again, and as they say “the rest is history.” Kate’s formal training took her to The Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago, Illinois at the age of nine. There she studied under many notable teachers including the late, Larry Long, Birute Barodicaite and Patricia Klekovic. Kate Joined Forum Jazz Dance Theater in 2009 under the direction of Eddy Ocampo and Ballet Master Brent Caburnay. While with FJDT Kate performed choreography that was set for her company by Harrison McEldowney, and several other renowned choreographers in Austria, Italy and Germany as part of Young Tansommer dance festival. In her final Year with FJDT she became a member of Regional Dance America and danced as a soloist in a showcase at the international convention in Montreal, Canada. She is currently studying for her BFA in Dance Theatre and will graduate in 2016. Kate is delighted to be a guest artist with C. Eule Dance West.