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Kate Presents Choreo Seminar for TOI

Kate traveled just outside Washington, D.C. to give a presentation titled “Tools of Choreography” at the Theatre on Ice (TOI) Seminar sponsored by U.S. Figure Skating. This one-day event offered a seminar covering 3 topics and an open competition for … Continue reading

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Kate Consults with WV TOI Team

Kate returned to Charleston, West Viginia, to help the Charleston Figure Skating Club‘s new Theatre on Ice (TOI) team again. She advised the team and coaches on choreography and choreographic elements, building on the material covered in her workshop there … Continue reading

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Kate & Garrett At It Again with CE Video

USFSA has asked Kate and Garrett to co-choreograph the CE demonstration video for a third time. Each year, the U.S. Figure Skating Association provides info regarding the Choreographic Elements (“CEs”) required for the coming season’s Theatre on Ice (TOI) competitions. … Continue reading

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Kate’s Work in Europe

Kate returned with friend and colleague Garrett to lead on- and off-ice movement/edge and dance classes and to polish the choreography developed during their previous visit to Iceland to work with skaters in the Bjornnin Skating Club in Reykjavik. Among … Continue reading

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Kate Directs G2C Super Camp 2016

Kate coordinated all logistical aspects for Grassroots to Champions Super Camp 2016, held in Salt Lake City, Utah. She orchestrated the camp schedule, activities, food, lodging, and transportation for over 20 coaches and 110 figure skaters aged 7 and up … Continue reading

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AIT Boston Update: Spring Performance & PSA Conference Demo

As previously announced, Kate and John Mucko have co-founded a chapter of American Ice Theatre (AIT) in the Boston metro area. Earlier this spring, 7 AIT-Boston company members performed to “Heartfelt,” a piece co-choreographed by John and Kate, in an … Continue reading

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Kate & Garrett Choreograph in Iceland

Kate and friend/colleague Garrett Kling traveled to Reykjavik in April to work with the Bjornnin Skating Club. Over 2 weeks, they choreographed 27 programs for skaters of all levels. In addition to doing choreography, they led on- and off-ice movement … Continue reading

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