Ms. Hollandsworth is an alumna of the Peoria Ballet Academy and has been dancing since the age of three.She has attended summer programs at Orlando Ballet, Rochester City Ballet, Steps on Broadway in NYC, River North Dance Company in Chicago, Elements Contemporary Ballet in Chicago, and the Peoria Ballet.
Kathryn has performed in numerous productions of the Nutcracker, Midsummer Nights Dream, Cinderella, Giselle, Youthful Fusion, Romeo and Juliet with a Mixed Rep., Peter and the Wolf, Paquita, Art That Rocks, and Snow White with Original Works by Servy Gallardo. Ms. Hollandsworth’s repertoire includes Snow Queen, Russian, Spanish, and Marzipan in the Nutcracker, the Wolf in Peter and the Wolf, Paquita in Paquita, and Snow White in Snow White the Ballet. She represented the Academy at the Youth American Grad Prix competition in 2008, 2010, and 2011.
Along with dancing, Katie has taught at the Peoria Ballet Academy for 6 years and has guest taught at many dance studios in Central Illinois. Ms. Hollandsworth has become a triple threat, and has been part of many musical productions in the community over the years. She has performed in Grease, A Chorus Line, Once Upon a Mattress, A Year with Frog and Toad, The King and I, and Cats. Ms. Hollandsworth has also choreographed Captain Louie and Company at Corn Stock Theatre, Disney’s Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland for Kids at Lindberg Middle School, the Wizard of Oz at Peoria Ballet’s C.A.S.T Camp and 9 to 5 the Musical at Peoria Players Theatre.
Ms. Hollandsworth recently competed in the 9th Annual CASAblanca- Dancing with the Local Stars competition with her celebrity dance partner Kevin Cassulo. For the past 2 years Ms. Hollandsworth has started teaching Yoga, Body Barre, and Pilates. She currently teaches Hot Yoga at the Yoga Projekt in Junction City.