Katie Caramiciu

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Tween and Senior Company Director
Jazz, Contemporary, Acro

Katie is a Rhode Island native that began her dance training with Kelly Cannone at Dance Artistry and continued her training at Lets Dance under the direction of Angela (Moretti) Coburn. At age 13 she began dancing competitively and the following year she traveled to Spain where she represented the United States as a dancer. It was after that experience that she knew she wanted to spend her life dancing. In the years that followed she began studying more intensely and training with some of the countries most talented teachers and choreographers. She was fortunate to have been able to train closely with Gary Coburn, who was a dancer in Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” music video and a former choreographer and show director of Walt Disney World in Florida. After high school, she spent a brief period of time as a member of the Rhode Island College Dance Company before she began teaching and choreographing professionally throughout New England. Katie was awarded American Dance Awards Regional Young Choreographer two years in a row and her choreography is featured on Hall of Fame Dance Challenge’s website. She had the opportunity of working with MTV, filming a segment for an episode of the show “Made” and has choreographed for the Providence College Dance Team, Johnson and Wales University and numerous studios throughout Rhode Island. Her most recent projects include co-choreographer on a Dance For Film project for Curtain Call Costumes’ 2015 costume line, written and directed by William B. Wingfield and Monique Borromeo and lead choreographer for Talent Factory & Experiments in Theater’s production of High School Musical Jr. Katie’s electric personality makes her a favorite among dancers of all ages. Her passion and dedication to her students is evident on stage and is seen in the success of her former students who are now dancing, teaching and choreographing professionally throughout the country and abroad. Her students and choreography continue to be recognized year after year with high scores, choreography awards, scholarships and guest teaching appearances.

Reviews

The Talent Factory Reviews
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Hi Dana,

I just wanted to tell you what a great experience I had observing this week!! 

Backing up a bit, when we were carefully selecting which studio we were moving to, Taylor participated in a camp week last summer (2012).   Even though you were in a temporary studio, the atmosphere was exactly what I hoped it would be.  Everyone was so friendly and truly passionate about dance. It was fun and serious at the same time. We were hooked. 

 

Last year she grew so much as a dancer thanks to the dedication of you and your staff. I felt like she was so far behind other dancers of her age when she started. Although she still has so much to learn, I am amazed at how far she has come. Not only has her skill improved but her love of dance is immeasurable. I can't thank you all enough, especially Miss Keryn, who has totally transformed my little girl. 

 

So, to my point, this is my first time ever observing classes. I can't tell you how much this week affirmed my choice to become a part of TFDC. The classes were very professional, organized and effective.  But what I knew in my heart, I finally saw with my own eyes. Every teacher was so passionate and really cares about every student.  Their energy and enthusiasm was so intense that I wanted to dance!! Lol. Miss Tara, Miss Keryn, Miss Kayla & yourself are truly special people. 

I'm so glad I finally took the time to sit in on classes and was able to feel the pure joy that she does for dance. What an amazing program and we are thrilled to be a part of it all. Thank you for all you do. 

Thank YOU. The hard work, talent and caring you and your staff put into everything you do is apparent and appreciated. Looking forward to next year's show! -June
Dana: Thank you for doing such a great job. You are really very gifted at your art. You push the kids to reach their best during the year and then are so supportive during the recital. You are complete grace under pressure. Enjoy some relaxation -Amy
THANK YOU for all your hard work in putting together yet ANOTHER fab recital. It's really so amazing to watch it all come together so "professionally"! -Cathy
The show was extremely professional and ran so smoothly it was amazing. I credit you and thank you for providing a wonderful experience for our family.
Thank you for all that you and your staff do! Talent factory is such a great place for to grow up and we feel so lucky. Thank you for all you offer our daughters.