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Kate Shares TOI Insights in PSA Webinars this Month

This month Kate and Theatre on Ice (TOI) Committee Chairman and judge, John Cole, speak at two PSA Theatre on Ice (TOI) webinars. The first of the two presentations (on April 9) is entitled, “Mastering the Choreographic Exercise (CE)” and … Continue reading

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Kate & Garrett (Again) Do CE Example Video for USFSA TOI Program

Once again, Kate and Garrett Kling, have choreographed and produced this season’s “Choreographic Exercise” (CE) example video for U.S. Figure Skating’s Theatre on Ice (TOI) program. (Each year, the U.S. Figure Skating Association provides info regarding the elements required for TOI … Continue reading

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“Experiment on Ice:” Kate Collaborates with Other Artists in the Netherlands

Kate was honored to be invited to represent American Ice Theatre as a contemporary skating choreographer at the “Experiment on Ice” in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. This project brought 10 graphic, visual, and musical artists together with 10 choreographers and contemporary skaters … Continue reading

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Kate Now a Master-Rated Choreographer

Kate has earned her Master-level rating in Choreography from the Professional Skaters Association (PSA). This recognition represents the culmination of both online and oral exams over the course of 2.5 years as she advanced through the Registered, Certified, Senior, and now … Continue reading

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Kate’s Busy Summer Traveling & Teaching

This summer, Kate traveled the country widely for various coaching and choreography opportunities. In June, she taught choreography, energy styles, and core body movement at a Grassroots2Champions (G2C) seminar in Atlanta, GA, alongside Nick Perna and Sheila Thelen. Then in … Continue reading

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Kate’s TOI Teams Take on Nationals in Evansville, IN

This year, Kate choreographed for two teams competing in Indiana for the U.S. Figure Skating Theatre on Ice (TOI) Nationals. The Colonial Figure Skating Club’s team, “Broadway Blades,” entered the Intermediate division and North Shore Skating Club’s team, “Crystal Blades,” … Continue reading

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First-Ever American Contemporary Skating Festival a Success

Thanks to generous sponsorship by the American Ice Theatre (AIT), Kate organized the first annual American Contemporary Skating Festival in Boston earlier this month. This unprecedented weekend event of learning, networking, and community-building was made possible through support from AIT … Continue reading

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