Katherine Bickford

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Originally from Florida, Katherine was first introduced to dance at Dance Empire in Miami. She continued her training with the Portland School of Ballet in Maine, and then went on to graduate from Canada’s National Ballet School. She received additional training from summer intensives with San Francisco Ballet School, Houston Ballet Academy, Dominic Walsh’s Compass Coaching Project, and Springboard Danse Montreal. Katherine also earned her B.S. in Ecology and Environmental

Science with a minor in dance from the University of Maine. It was at University that Katherine first began experimenting with choreography, and one of her first works was presented at the American College Dance Association festival in 2015. Katherine is currently in her sixth season dancing with Festival Ballet Providence and is looking forward to her third year choreographing for RIWCP.