Kathleen Bollana began dancing at 3 years old, studying ballet, modern, jazz and tap at Utica Dance. She then studied at SUNY Purchase, as a student in the Conservatory of Dance. She graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in Dance and a minor in Arts Management. While at Purchase, Kathleen was sent to Taipei, Taiwan to perform Stephen Petronio’s Lareigne at the Taipei Dance festival, along with studying a semester in Rotterdam, Netherlands at Codarts Rotterdam. Kathleen has worked with many choreographers including Kirk Peterson, Oliver Wecxsteen, Alexandre Proia, Rosalind Newman, Ori Flomin, over the years. She is currently freelancing and professionally, performing with Exit12 and XAOC Contemporary Ballet.