Kathi-Jo received her BA in dance from Adelphi University under the direction of Norman Walker. She studied in New York City with such legends as Paul Taylor, Alvin Ailey, Luigi and Phil Black. Her professional dance career includes the Broadway and National Touring companies of My Fair Lady, Cabaret and Follies. She has enjoyed a varied and colorful teaching career and has seen many of her students enjoy successful Broadway careers of their own. Coming out of retirement, Kathi is pleased to return to Civic Ballet this season to see what else she still has to offer.