Katherine received her B.A. in English, Spanish and Portuguese from the U of A. While in college she joined the touring group Flam Chen Pyrotechnic Theater as an aerial acrobat, acrobatic stilter, fire spinner and dancer. She has traveled with the troupe for more than six years and also helps to run their educational branch, Tucson Circus Arts, teaching aerial and circus arts to kids (and adults) of all ages. In addition, she writes and performs her own dance and aerial works. Highlights include working with Tim Burton at the Scream Awards, performing with and directing groups for the All Soul’s Procession and doing aerial acts hanging from helium balloons.