Katie Stahlhut

CEO & Executive Director

Katie Stahlhut has been a part of Stage I for the past 12 years. She was a member of the Performing Company for eight out of nine years as a dancer.

Katie has had the opportunity to perform onboard two Royal Caribbean ships, as well as one Carnival cruise ship. She has also traveled to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach to take classes at world renowned studios. Most recently she took class from an instructor who was part of Michael Jackson’s dance crew.

Katie continues her education each year by studying dance at numerous conventions around the country. Most recently, she attended the Dance Teacher Connection workshop held by Musicworks. There she learned from master teachers such as Darryl Retter, Linda Bernabei-Retter, Janice Berringer, Gina Badone, Thommie Retter, Becca Retter, and Chris Rogers.

In addition to teaching dance, Katie also teaches Ballerobica, Pilates, Strength & Conditioning and is a certified ZUMBA® instructor.

Katie graduated from the Kelley School of Business with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and a minor in Economics.

She is excited to be at Stage I for another year of dance excellence!