Katelin was born and raised in New York and trained at the Pulse Performing Arts Studio in Bedford Hills, NY. She had the opportunity to perform in Disney World, Universal Studios, the Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival, and Paris. Katelin attended Rutgers University in New Jersey and joined Rutgers Performing Dance Company as a dancer and choreographer. Some of her training experiences include the Rockette Experience Intensive and Broadway Dance Center Summer Intern Program where she choreographed a piece for the student showcase. Katelin is currently dancing with DanceWorks Boston and training at Urbanity in Boston and is excited to teach at JLDC!
A native of San Antonio, Texas, Adriana Ray has been performing professionally, choreographing, and teaching since 2007. In 2010, Adriana became a member of Tapestry Dance Company directed by Acia Gray performing both locally and internationally over 3 seasons. Credits include the shows Voices of Rhythm, Time, April Fools, and The Souls of Our Feet- A Celebration of American Tap Dance China Tour among others. She has also performed with Tri-Contemporary and as a soloist. Adriana has taught and choreographed for a number of studios in the San Antonio and Austin areas as well as for the Space City Tap Fest (Houston), The Beat Convention, and the Tap Love Tour. She has showcased choreography at festivals around the country, including Third Coast Rhythm Project (San Antonio), Soul2Sole (Austin), Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s Rhythm World, and the LA Tap Fest and continues her training at various festivals and workshops. Adriana holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin, is a Member of Texas Association Teachers of Dancing, and has attended the Tap Program directed by Dianne Walker at the School at Jacob’s Pillow. She is currently attending Boston University as a graduate student studying Arts Administration.