Jamieson received her TCRG in the fall of 2014, making her a certified teacher under the Irish Dance Governing body, An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, in Dublin, Ireland. Leading up to this milestone Jamieson was a highly competitive Irish Dancer having been overseas twelve times for various International Irish Dance Championships as well as competing locally, regionally and nationally. Jamieson retired from competitive Irish dance as a seven-time World Championships qualifier. Throughout her competitive years she went on to receive medals at The Great Britain Championships, The All Ireland Championships & The World Irish Dance Championships. Her most prestigious awards include ranking 12th at the Great Britain Championships in 2009 & 36th at the World Championships in 2010.
Jamieson also had an enjoyable professional career. In 2011 she was invited to Dublin, Ireland where she successfully auditioned for Riverdance. She went on to tour with The Tartan Terrors, a Celtic Group based out of Toronto, Canada, as their lead Irish Dancer between 2011-2013. She still joins up occasionally to perform with the group today. Jamieson currently performs with the Celtic Punk Rock group 1916, based in Rochester, NY. Some of their more renowned performances include The Rochester Fringe Festival, 2015 and The Flogging Molly Cruise, 2016.
Prior to Irish Dancing, Jamieson began her dance journey at age five in Horseheads, NY. While studying many forms of dance throughout those early years, she has performed in countless shows & attended dance competitions at the local, regional & national level. In 2008 Jamieson earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from SUNY Brockport, where she minored in dance performance, studying ballet & modern. Most recently, Jamieson is a certified instructor of bootybarre, a dance inspired fitness class blending pilates, dance & yoga. Jamieson has taught at a number of locations over the past 15 years & has much experience with choreography and other art forms. Katie's heart & soul is engulfed in Jamieson Irish Dance & Creative arts. The potential is limitless & she is ready to share her gifts, knowledge & enthusiasm with the world of dance.
Caitlyn Eberle Brandt