Katherine Nauman is a Horton technique instructor, performer and arts administrator. She served as Director of the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center for 4 years, followed by 3 years as General Manager for SOULSKIN Dance. Katherine’s Bay Area teaching includes: Adjunct Assistant Professor for LINES Ballet BFA at Dominican University of CA, Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, Training and Summer Programs, UC Berkeley, SF State University, CSU Summer Arts, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center and Dance Connection Palo Alto.
Locally she has performed with Ray Tadio, Sculpted Motion, SOULSKIN Dance and Mary Carbonara Dances. Prior to moving to San Francisco, Katherine trained, performed and taught in New York City. She was teaching and choreographic assistant to Horton master teacher, Milton Myers, and taught at Juilliard, LaGuardia High School, The Ailey School and STEPS Studio NYC, among others. Katherine has toured internationally as both Horton teacher and performer at festivals such as: Jacob's Pillow (MA), Internationale Tanz-Wochen Wien (Austria), Vortex Jazz Congress (Moscow, Russia) and Summer Arts at California State University Monterey Bay. In NYC she danced for: Stanley Love Performance Group, bopi's black sheep/dances by kraig patterson, Maffei Dance Company, Glen Rumsey Dance Project and Makram Hamdan Dance Company. Katherine is a graduate of the Ailey School.