Katie Patrick has been with The Eugene Ballet since 2012. She first joined the organization as an academy faculty member teaching hip hop, tap, jazz, elementary division ballet, and summer camps. In 2015, she became the Academy Operations Manager. While in that position, she earned an AAS degree in Graphic Design at Lane Community College. She developed great interest in marketing and advertising and has managed the academy marketing and graphic design since 2018. In September 2021, she transitioned to the role of Marketing and Design Coordinator supporting the needs of both the company and the academy. In September 2022, she became the Marketing Director.
Dance: Katie Patrick began her dance education at Musical Feet School of Dance in Eugene at the age of three. She studied Tap and Jazz for 12 years under the direction of Jeanette Frame. She later trained in Hip Hop, Ballet, and Jazz Funk at several studios, Lane Community College, and the University of Oregon. With her years of training in early childhood education, she creates a classroom environment that is nurturing and inspiring. Katie’s high-energy classes and positive instruction keep students learning, curious, and building confidence and creative self-expression.
In her free time, Katie loves exploring nature, creating art, and sipping Oregon pinot noir.