Katherine "Katie" Morris
Instructor of Dance
Lilian Welsh Hall 105
Katherine Morris received her early training in Bethesda, Maryland. She was invited to join the
Pennsylvania Ballet in 1976, where she performed works by Balanchine, Tudor, Limón, Butler, Van Manen, Sappington, Robbins and many others. She earned a B.A. in European History from the University of Pennsylvania, then transitioned into teaching and choreography when she was invited to join the faculty of the Rock School of the Pennsylvania Ballet, a position she held for 15 years.
Ms. Morris has taught at many schools including Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore, and Cabrini Colleges, the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, and Peabody Dance. She was ballet master of the West Chester Ballet Theatre for 10 years. Ms. Morris has worked in public as well as private schools to introduce dance to area youth and has choreographed extensively for area schools and companies.