Associate Professor in classical ballet
Katja was born in Zürich, Switzerland and is classically trained in ballet at Theaterdansschule, Switzerland (1984-87). She has worked both as a solo ballet dancer and in corps de ballet, in production companies like Basler Ballett Sveits, Malmö Stadsteater Sweden, Swedish Television Produktion, wih Birgit Cullberg and Mats Ek, Connecticut Ballet Theater USA, Alberta Ballet, Canada and Feld Ballets NY/ Ballet Tech NY, New York City. Katja is a certified Stott Pilates instructor since 2005. She did her practice in pedagogy at the University of Stavanger. She has taught classical ballet since 2001 at Ballet Tech New York, Proda and Stavanger, among others. She was a permanent employee at the University of Stavanger, Institutt for music and dance (2005-11). She bacame a permanent employee at NDH in 2011 and teaches classical ballet, classical ballet repertoire, pas de deux, pointe and pilates.