Since moving to New York from Virginia in 2009 after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University, Katie Dean has been a performer for choreographers/visual artists Phoebe Berglund, Xavier Cha, Courtney Cooke, Megan Harrold, Hannah Walsh and Rebekah Windmiller, in cameo roles for Stacy Grossfield and Nora Stephens, and in collaborative performances with Heather Bregman, Jake Dibeler, Alaina Stamatis and others. She is currently a performer with Kim Brandt, Julie Mayo, Nadia Tykulsker, and Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance. She also writes occasionally for Culturebot.