Katy Tate  originally hails from Orlando FL. She grew up on the convention circuit to performing around the world in film, television and stage to now, sharing and directing from behind the scenes. Some credits include, Bette Midler, Paul McCartney, Dancing with the Stars, The GRAMMYS, America's Got Talent, Ellen, Walt Disney World, Universal and more. She is currently Dance Master at The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil where she works on the artistic team to uphold all dance elements of both LOVE and all other Vegas Cirque shows. Katy is also co-creator of CirqueIT, a cirque inspired training workshop giving up and coming talent the resources and education for the professional world within Cirque Du Soleil. Katy's greatest passion continues to be teaching. She works as artist in residence at UNLV and travels with USITT to teach at universities like Purdue and Chapman. Katy looks forward to joining the Verve faculty this summer in Dallas!