Katie Lusby

Performer

Katie trained at London Studio Centre and London Contemporary Dance School.  She has worked with Richard Alston Dance Company, the Van Huynh Company and New Adventures (Swan Lake tour and film).  Katie performed in David McVicar’s Aida at the Royal Opera House and later remounted the choreography (by Fin Walker) at Den Norske Opera & Ballett in Oslo.  Katie has also worked with choreographers such as Aletta Collins, James Cousins, Sarah Dowling, Akram Khan (Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games), Wayne Parsons, Liam Steele and Didy Veldman.  From 2013-14, Katie was in the original cast of Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable, performing several different roles over the yearlong run.  She joined Gecko in 2015 for The Time of Your Life.

Katie has led open professional classes at The Place, TripSpace and ProDanceLeeds, as well as company classes for Scottish Dance Theatre, Punchdrunk, Jorge Crecis/SQx and New Adventures.  Katie has also taught at London Studio Centre, London Contemporary Dance School, Central School of Ballet, Doreen Bird College and University of East London.  She was an Associate Lecturer in Choreography at London Studio Centre from 2014-15 and often acts as an external examiner for LCDS.  Katie completed her MA in 2014.