Katlyn Waldo (Rehearsal Assistant) is a Texas native but her early modern dance training was in Knoxville, TN at Dancer’s Studio under the direction of Irena Linn. As the youngest member of the Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble, TN’s Goodwill Ambassadors, she toured domestically and internationally performing works by the company’s founder, Dr. Dorothy Floyd, as well as guest choreographers Peter Pucci, Michael Mao and Eleo Pomare. She received her B.A. in Dance Performance from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, where she performed in works by Paul Taylor, Maureen Mansfield, Walter Kennedy, Delia Niel, Jill Edwards, Genia Melakova, and soloist roles in works by Martha Graham, Susan Marshall and Rachel Berman. After moving to New York City upon graduation, Katlyn danced with alangoodedance, Nicholas Andre Dance, KDNY, and Michael Mao (after first meeting him at age 11).
Katlyn is a PMA nationally certified Pilates instructor and has worked for the last eight years at Groundfloor Pilates Studio. She has private clients, has taught at schools and studios across Manhattan, at NJ Summer Dance, and at Scarborough Pilates in Maine. It was through Pilates that she first became passionate about teaching. She emphasizes the marrying of strength, technique, detail and the unique, individual spirit, while still fostering the power and support of the group. Katlyn was appointed Rehearsal Assistant in 2015.
Find her on Instagram @ladywaldo5