katie rose mclaughlin - choreographer
Katie Rose McLaughlin is a NYC-based choreographer originally from Minneapolis, MN. Trained in ballet under the direction of Bonnie Mathis, she attended the Joffrey/New School BFA program on full scholarship prior to kicking off her love affair with theater by training at a renowned clown school in Switzerland. Notable credits from her wide-ranging choreographic career in theater, dance, opera and film include BEAR SLAYER (Ars Nova), THE BLACK CROOK (Abrons Arts Center), PARADE (Yale Dramat), SEAGULLMACHINE (LaMama), PROMENADE (Barnard College), TRAGEDY IN SPADES (University Settlement), and working with David Neumann as Associate Choreographer on HADESTOWN directed by Rachel Chavkin (Broadway). In 2013, she co-founded and became the artistic director of Designated Movement Co., a dance/theater company interested in blurring the lines between forms.