Katy Schwarzweller was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where she began studying ballet at a young age. She left home in 2014 to train at The Rock School for Dance Education, and soon after started at Ballet West where she danced for many years in both the Professional Training Division and Trainee Program. While at Ballet West, Katy had the opportunity to dance with the main company and was featured in leading roles with the academy. She has had the opportunity to work with Balanchine repetiteurs to set works including Violin Concerto, Valse Fantasie and Walpurgisnacht, in addition to working with repetiteurs to set Gerald Arpino’s Viva Vivaldi, and Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs. In 2019, Katy joined the Second Company at Kansas City Ballet and performed in the corps de ballet in productions including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and was featured as a soloist in Parrish Maynard’s new ballet “Vectors”. Most recently Katy joined Ballet Arizona’s Studio Company where she has danced alongside the company in Violin Concerto, Les Patineurs, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Serenade, and Bourrée Fantasque. This is Katy’s first season with Ballet Frontier.