First Company Dancer | Choreographer
Katherine Moore is a percussionist with decades of tap dance and music experience. At the University of Pennsylvania studying Cognitive Science and Music, she was the director of Soundworks Tap Factory, choreographed multiple pieces, and was selected to perform with Da Boom Dance Company. Also at Penn, Katherine learned tabla (Indian) drums and played percussion in the Penn Band. Later, she was a member of both Taps and Steppin’ Out at Yale University. In 2015, Katherine returned to Philadelphia and joined The Lady Hoofers. Outside of the ensemble, Katherine has performed locally through the Philadelphia Community Tap Project and at the First Fridays jazz concert series at Arcadia University, where Katherine is a Professor. At Arcadia, she teaches Psychology of Music, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Neuroscience, and Perception, and is the faculty advisor for the Scarlet Steppers. In her spare time, she enjoys singing and dancing with her husband and three children.