Engagement Project Manager
Katherine Nauman (she/her) is a Horton technique instructor, performer, and arts administrator. Katherine rejoined AXIS Dance Company in 2021 after serving as its Rehearsal and Engagement Director in 2018. She lives in New York City where she is on faculty at The Ailey School and STEPS on Broadway.
While living in San Francisco, Katherine was the Director of the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, Assistant Professor for LINES Ballet/BFA at Dominican University, faculty for the LINES Ballet Training and Summer Programs, and guest teacher for the El Cerrito HS Dance Program. In the Bay Area she performed with Ray Tadio, SOULSKIN Dance and Mary Carbonara Dances.
Prior to her time in SF, Katherine trained, performed and taught in NYC. After graduating from The Ailey School, she was teaching and choreographic assistant to Horton master teachers Milton Myers and JoLea Maffei, and taught at Juilliard, LaGuardia High School, The Ailey School and STEPS. She danced for companies including: Stanley Love Performance Group, bopi’s black sheep/dances by kraig patterson, Maffei Dance Company, Glen Rumsey Dance Project, and Makram Hamdan Dance Company.