Kat Johnson is a native of Wichita Falls who began performing locally in 2011. The first stages she performed on were at Backdoor and Wichita Theatre as she participated in numerous musicals, plays, and events: Chicago, CATS, Pippin, and Avenue Q to name a few. Kat also danced as a Raiderette during Rider High School.
Kat started teaching dance in 2014 at Stars Dance Studio. She was an assistant in a ballet/tap class and a hip hop dance class. In 2016 she joined the Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre company and began teaching at Wichita Falls Youth Ballet in 2017. Dance styles she has taught at WFYB include jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, and ballet. In 2018, she attended workshops at Dallas Black Dance Theatre and participated in the Collegiate Summer Intensive at American Ballet Theatre in New York City.
In 2019 she completed her Bachelor of Art in Psychology from Midwestern State University. In 2022 she founded On Your Toes Dancewear, LLC - which provides dance shoes, pointe shoes, apparel and accessories to dancers in North Texas. And in 2023 she welcomed the birth of her first son Jasper! With over a decade of dance training, performance opportunities, and choreographic experience, Kat knows the potential dance has to strengthen the community and provide students the opportunity to grow as performers as well as develop important life skills.