At 3 years old Katrina Hansen easily and notably discovered her love for dance. As her love grew, she began to compete and train extensively in various styles, focusing heavily on jazz, tap and ballet. Later she broadened her art and studies in contemporary, modern, pointe and hip hop.
Katrina has worked with some of the most talented people in the dance industry including Jeff Lapes, Leo Morimune, Emily Shock, Lane Alexander, Bobby Newberry, Mandi Bryan, Luke Kolling, Justin Giles, I.aM.mE. crew, Les Twins, and Shawn Welling of Planet Funk Academy.
Recently, Katrina just finished 4 amazing years at the well-known Planet Funk Academy located in downtown Houston where she was Director of Operations and Director of 3 performance teams (ranging in ages 7-40), choreographer, and dancer/performer. She has performed at various and numerous locations in Houston and has even traveled to Doha, Qatar to perform at the RasGas Train 6 Inauguration. Some of her highlighted performances include Second Baptist Church Fall Riot, Visible Changes Conference, IIDA Product Runway Fashion Show, World Fest International Film Festival, and ELC performances at the Hobby and Wortham Centers with Danscape and Dance Houston in downtown Houston.
Katrina teaches several classes a week and instructs private lessons while still finding time to pursue her college degree. She has grown to master the art of hip hop while still retaining a strong love for contemporary and jazz. You can find Katrina in sweats and sneakers or tights and a leotard, but you can always find Katrina with a smile on her face and sweat on her back in the dance studio. Currently Katrina is teaching at Dance Du Coeur in Sugar Land, TX and Boni’s Dance Studio in the Woodlands, TX.
Katrina has also found herself acting on the silver screen and online in numerous AXI Dance Based Web Series (www.wfaxi.com) and independent films in the Houston area (“The Legend of Darkhorse County”).