Katie Cockrell | eMotion Dance

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Katie Cockrell


Katie was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She’s been dancing for 22 years; studying jazz, contemporary, ballet and hip hop. Katie’s danced with Ballet West in four seasons of their production of The Nutcracker and was invited to perform in A Midsummer Night's Dream. While in high school, Katie danced for the Bingham High School Minerettes, helping the team win 3 straight region, state, and national titles. Later, she danced with the University of Utah’s Crimson Line, Odyssey Dance Theater, and The Company on Queue. Katie’s also appeared as an actress in several films and television shows including: High School Musical 3 (Disney), The American Mall (MTV), Jack and Jill (Happy Madison), Free Agents (NBC), Return to Halloweentown (Disney), Staten Island Summer (Paramount) and Star Trek Into Darkness by famed director J.J. Abrams.

Katie’s commercial and music video credits include: National campaigns for Sara Lee Bread for High School Musical 3, Taio Cruz and Ke$ha music video “Picture,” Disney’s Camp Rock 2 promotional commercial and music video, 2010 MTV Video Music Award Commercial for Sony, and a Mountain America Credit Union spot which ran regionally during the 2011 Super Bowl. Katie was also a dancer for the Los Angeles Clippers Spirit Dance Team.

She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and studied Shakespeare and Literature at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Katie currently dances for Lori Rupp’s Nightline Dance Company, teaches dance around the valley, and co-owns a dancewear line called Rompcakes.

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