Kaitlin grew up in Albuquerque, Las Vegas and eventually Southern California. She trained under Marlene Hall at the Antelope Valley Performing Arts Conservatory before continuing her dance education at the University of California, Irvine. While at UCI, Kaitlin trained with Diane Diefenderfer, Jodie Gates, Chad Michael Hall, Loretta Livingston, Molly Lynch, and Tong Wang. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with an additional degree in Literary Journalism. Kaitlin’s performance experience includes a European concert tour with the Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra, Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, MixMatch Dance Festival, Friends/Family/Dance Festival, Hive presents BUZZ, HHI and HHII Dance Festivals, Synthesis, and the Breaking Ground Festival in Tempe, AZ. Kaitlin performs regularly with Embark Dance Theatre of Orange County in addition to teaching. She looks forward to learning from and performing with Kelly Alvarez and Artists.