MFA, University of Michigan
BA, San Diego State University
Katie Stevinson-Nollet was the Artistic Director of Full Force Dance Theatre for over twenty years. She teaches Contemporary Dance Forms, Composition, Repertory, Dance for Camera and Directs the Senior Composition concerts at The Hartt School. Her professional experiences as performer, choreographer and teacher, have taken her throughout the US and abroad.
She was a member of San Diego Dance Theatre; Isaacs McCaleb and Dancers; Patricia Sandback and Dancers; Carolyn Dorfman and Dancers; Full Force Dance Theatre, and has enjoyed performing the work of multiple independent choreographers including Monica Bill Barnes, Peter Sparling, Mary Cochran and Lisa Race. Ms. Stevinson-Nollet’s choreography thrives in collaboration and delves in the exploration of the human condition.
Her work has been presented at numerous venues and festivals across the country and internationally. Recently her work could be seen at The Bushnell Performing Arts Center performing with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, at the Forward Festival performing with Sybarite5, the Provincetown Dance Festival, and has had her work presented in Taiwan, Tokyo, and London over the summer. Other performances have been at the Norfolk Music Festival with Ransom Wilson, Jacobs Pillow inside/out, Sushi Performance Gallery in San Diego, The Florida Dance Festival, The International Arts Festival in New Haven, the Kaleidoscope Festival in Los Angeles, and various sites and venues throughout New York City including Joyce SoHo and the 92nd Street Y. For the past few years Katie has also focused her creative time in exploring the art of Screendance.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Katie holds a B.A. in Dance from San Diego State University, an M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Michigan, and a Certificate from the London Contemporary School of Dance.