Katelyn has danced at the studio since she was a child and was a member of the prestigious Odyssey Dance Company. Katelyn is 'family' to DCPAC and was trained extensively by Paula Henson. She attended college at San Diego State University with a minor in Dance. She performed as a member of the Townsend back-up dancers who opened for Jessica Simpson at Six Flags and many Bay Area performances. Her passion is working with our Creative Combo Division of the youngest dancers at DCPAC as well as Jazz Company Division dancers of which she is currently a Company Performance Team Director. She also teaches Jazz & Musical Theater for juniors and pre-teens. Katelyn is married to Joe Rattaro and they have 3 daughters, Juliana, Lucia, and Amelia who are also at the studio dancing and competing.