Katy Roelle

Katy Roelle

Ballet Instructor

Birthday: April 6

3 Phrases to Describe my Dance Background are:

1. Being a native growing up in Roswell Ga, I studied ballet, jazz and tap from Carol and Bo Wagner, Laura Adler, Marcus Alford, Linda Bruhel, Bobbie Archer, and Atlanta Ballet.

2. BFA in Dance FSU. Ballet: Maria De Baroncelli, Richard Sias. Graham; Peggy Limon, Ethel Winter, Anthony Morgan, Lewitzky and Limon; Lynda Davis, Ken Ganado and Carl Wieman. Musical Theatre

3. Professional career; Dancer/ Entertainer Princess Cruise Lines; Cats, Evita, 42nd Street, Phantom of the Opera. Dancer for Atlanta Symphony Family Concerts, And Symphony Street, Dancer in 8 Atlanta Operas, 18 years Company Member Lee Harper and Dancers.

Rhythm Role: Currently teaching Ballet and Pointe in my 19th season at Rhythm!

Teaches: Ballet, Pilates, Body alignment and injury prevention, Jazz, Musical Theater and Lyrical

Fun fact: While living and dancing in California for 10 years, I was the ballet teacher for Olympic ice skaters Todd Sand and Jenny Meno.

Favorite Rhythm Recital: Whole Rhythm World

When not at Rhythm dancing,  I am teaching at my Pilates Studio, doing teacher training seminars, and hanging with my big family...including my big dogs Cass and Baloo!