Katherine Eppink

Guest Instructor
Education: BFA in Ballet from the University of Utah

Year Joined: 2017

Classes Taught: Pro 3-5 Jazz/Contemporary Summer Intensive


Katherine is a current professional ballerina with Ballet Vero Beach.

She began dancing under the instruction of Ami Yaro in Urbandale, IA.

In the summers, she trained with Pacific Northwest Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, the Joffrey Ballet (on full scholarship), Ballet West, Ballet Met, Nashville Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, and Korean Ballet Theatre.

She attended the University of Utah and received her BFA in ballet. While in Utah, she was a scholarship member of Utah Ballet, the school’s resident company.

As a professional some of Katherine’s favorite roles to perform have included the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Snow Queen in the Nutcracker, Glinda in the Wizard of Oz and Roxie Heart in Ann Reinking’s In the Style of Bob Fosse.

Katherine loves returning home to teach the up and coming dancers at Iowa Ballet Academy and is excited to help the next generation of students reach their full potential!