Katy Geertsen (WA)
Katy recognised her love of dance at a young age in the Netherlands. She trained at the Amsterdam School of the Arts and discovered the world of contemporary dance. She continued training in NYC and Vienna. She graduated with a first class BA (Honours) degree from Trinity Laban – Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London in 2011. Post-degree she worked with various choreographers until, in 2013, her journey led her to Perth, where she danced with LINK dance company at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She is integrated in the Perth Dance community as a knowledgeable teacher of ballet, contemporary and creative dance classes. Continuing her professional development, she is currently a member of dance company Tracksuit, and a certified and practicing Dance for PD® teacher. As a dance artist and teacher Katy enjoys exploring every aspect of what dance and the arts can mean to individuals, their health and their communities around the world.