Katie Pugliares began performing at the age 11 with St. John's Productions Colorguard of Cambridge, MA. During her 5 years of membership, St. John's was awarded numerous titles and awards including Winter Guard International Class 'A' Champions in 1997. From 1998-2000, Katie spent her summers dancing with the Jam'nastics Inc. hip-hop performance group, where she was initially trained in the hip-hop style of dance by Ramon Baynes. Katie recently graduated from the Univeristy of New Hampshire earning a degree in Marine Biology. While at UNH she was captain of Sisters In Step, a step team that promotes unity in diveristy through performace both on and off campus. Moving back to Cambridge post-college, Katie became a member of EnMotion Inc. in the the fall of '02. Though it is a lot of hard work, Katie is happy to have dancing be a more pronounced part of her life where she is surrounded by such talented people who absolutely love to dance.