Biography

Katelin Zelon is a New York City based choreographer, teacher, and performer.

A Houston native, Katelin grew up with an endless passion for dance. She began her training in her backyard, where she choreographed and directed her sister and neighbors to Ricky Martin and Michael Jackson songs. Her parents saw her passion and put her into a studio where she trained, competed, and quickly began studying all styles of dance. As her love grew, so did her dreams of dancing and choreographing on Broadway!

Katelin was offered a scholarship to attend Oklahoma City University’s Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management, where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in American Dance Pedagogy with honors. While in school, Katelin also helped to found, co-direct and choreograph the university’s now annual, Broadway Fun for Funds Show, benefitting “RAIN Oklahoma”.

Katelin is also a proud graduate of Broadway Dance Center’s 2008 Summer Intern Program (now the Summer Professional Semester), where she was mentored by an esteemed faculty including Josh Bergasse, Jim Cooney, Al Blackstone, Richard J Hinds, Jon Rua, Brian and Scott Nicholson, and Shelia Barker.

From originating the role of Jenny Pristine in the Off-Broadway show Visiting Day, to regional theater productions, to flash mobs for Google and You Tube, Katelin has definitely been making the most out of her time in New York City!

Katelin’s favorite performance credits include dancing in shows and parades at Walt Disney World, CHICAGO (Theater Downtown), Ashlee Dawson’s Estado Ingravito, Cabaret (Clear Space Theater), A Wonderful Life (Fireside Theater), Broadway Bares: STRIP U (Hammerstein Ballroom), and being featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah during the Presidential Inauguration.

Katelin is a motivated, positive spirit, who is ready to dance for you!