Katie Armstrong

Katie Armstrong is a dance artist, originally from Aberdeen, now based in Glasgow. She trained at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and graduated in 2010. Katie has sustained a performing career nationally/internationally dancing for companies and artists including Rambert Company (Itzic Galilis' "A Linha Curva"/Comedy of Change Tour), National Theatre Scotland, Company Chordelia, Scottish Opera, for Simon Fildes, Tai Shani, Barrowland Ballet and Éowyn Emerald and Dancers. Katie is currently associate artist with Company Chordelia. Katie has created work across the UK, with an interest in people/place, in the generation of geographically and intellectually accessible work; and in the potential of interaction between disciplines, particularly in sound composition and choreography. Collaborations/movement direction and choreography include "HEART"/ZENDEH theatre company (ACE Funded UK tour 2013-14) and "The Yellow Wallpaper"/Play Pie Pint (Scottish Tour 2015-16). Katie has created work for Dance International Glasgow, Hidden Door Festival, DanceLive Festival and for the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. In 2020 Katie was commissioned to choreograph the opening ceremony to the Peoples Post Code Lottery's International Gala on Climate Change. In 2022, Katie worked with Feathered productions to choreograph LENA, which was later programmed as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2023 and nominated Scottish Theatre Awards 2023 and OffFest 2023/2024. Most recently Katie toured SKETCHES, through support from Creative Scotlands touring fund for dance and theatre. She was commissioned to create GLISK for DanceLive Festival 2022, and subsequently SKETCHES/GLISK were programmed as part of a double bill at Dance Base Festival 2023, as part of the Made in Scotland Showcase.