Katie Barker-Dale

Head of Choreography and Movement

Katie is a graduate of Laine Theatre Arts where she obtained a diploma in Musical Theatre and Dance. For six years she appeared as a principal dancer and (for three years) Dance Captain, for QDOS pantomimes in Belfast and Southampton. She has worked with top choreographers such as Gary Lloyd and Arthur Gourounlian as a dancer and Dance Captain on various projects in London and abroad. Katie was the choreographer for the Rhodes productions of Oliver!, Cinderella, Aladdin, West Side Story, Dick Whittington, Peter Pan and Jack and the Beanstalk. Her performance credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cinderella, The Wizard of Oz, Jack and the Beanstalk, Annie, Cabaret, Dick Whittington and West Side Story. She is also the resident choreographer for the Phoenix Summer Schools Boom! and Blast!. As well as a Rehearsal Director for Bourne Leisure, assisting on the choreography for Haven Holiday Parks.