Karin, a native of Philadelphia, is a working choreographer and teacher residing in New York City. Graduating Cum Laud from Florida International University in Miami, she earned a BA in Dance. Her infectious energy & passion for dance were seasoned while she mentored under Broadway tap dancer, Jimmy Tate. Karin has been teaching for over 17 years, and during this time, was honored to become the Director of the Dance Department at the nationally renowned Weiss School. She has also directed a youth tap company in South Florida, where her students and choreography were recognized with numerous awards at a variety of competitions on both regional and national levels.
Currently, Karin continues to teach master classes and create choreography for students all over the country, and abroad, as well as teaching on the competition/convention/intensive circuit, and can be found on faculty withNext Level Dance Competition, Beyond the Stars Competition, Dance Teachers United, Inferno Dance Competition, Dance Expressions Dance Competition and Intensive, True Talent Dance Competition, Rock the City Intensive, Throwdown Dance Challenge and Intensive, The Quest Intensive, Legacy Dance Champions, Shake the Ground Dance Competition, and Believe National Dance Competition.
Karin can also be found on faculty at Peridance Capezio Center (NYC), where she has recently been named Director of the first Peridance Youth Tap Company. Karin’s passion for her art and the technique that supports it, for rhythm and energy, and the combination of it all, can be seen in each and every class she teaches, as well as in her ambitious and expressive choreography!