As owner of Academy of Performing Arts, New England, Katie Correia brings over 25 years of dance and performance training as well as 20 years of teaching and choreography experience to herstudents. Katie has trained extensively throughout Greater Lowell, Boston, and New York in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Musical Theater. Katie has choreographed and taught throughout New England for community groups and competitive teams, as well as professional companies. She is much sought after for her outstanding work with children in PreDance levels. Katie performed professionally throughout New England with many companies including The Body Language Dancers, The Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble, Granite State Ballet, Bay State Ballet, and also with many of the areas top choreographers. The knowledge she gained throughout her successful performance career has helped lead to an even more successful career as an internationally award winning choreographer. In addition to much recognition for creative concepts and all–around entertainment, Katie's choreography, which has been televised throughout the country, has won top national and international awards. Katie has enjoyed judging for Olympic Miss Dance Competitions throughout New England. Because of Katie's creative ideas, love for children and dance, and inspiring teaching style, beginning through advanced students of all ages will benefit greatly from Katie's knowledge and love for dance and theater.
Started this growing company from the ground up. Oversaw everything from legal entities to building of the studios. Trained / hired all faculty. Instruct all levels of classes from beginner through advanced, ages 2 through adult in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Lyrical, Contemporary and more. National and International Award winning Choreographer for Competitive Dance Company. Plan and execute all shows and musicals. Studio Manager for faculty of 15 and oversee studio of 300 dancers. Customer service / Marketing / Production / Financial Planning / Etc.
Instructor / Choreographer ~ Beginner Through Advanced Levels
Ages 2 through Adult ~ Oversaw Competitive Dance Company
Instructed all styles of Group Fitness
Hired / Auditioned / Evaluated Instructors
Oversaw Scheduling / Payroll
Planned all Events and Fundraisers
Member, Chelmsford Business Association (2005 - present)
Member, Groton Business Association (2011 - present)
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