School of Performing Arts Staff

Katherine MarksKatherine has been dancing since she was 7, trained locally and has been with LEAP for 10 years. 

She studied a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance at Buckinghamshire College Group, finishing with a double distinction merit in June 2018. At college, Katherine took part in many West End workshops including ‘Chicago’, ‘Jersey Boys’, ‘Mamma Mia’ and ‘Kinky Boots’. She also performed in many shows including ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Love Actually’ and ‘Gypsy’ which was directed by Christopher Howell (currently playing Bert Barry in 42nd Street, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). She also performed in 4 dance showcases which included her own choreography in each.

Katherine is trained in Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Commercial, Jazz/ Musical Theatre and has received many awards in Tap dance. As part of LEAP, Katherine has taken part in many shows and exams. She has performed at the Wycombe Swan, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and the Watford Colosseum as part of LEAP. Most recently, Katherine was cast as the dance captain for the production of Barnum.