Kaitlin McCarthy is a dance artist operating in Seattle, WA since 2010.

She grew up dancing in Ann Arbor, Michigan and continued dancing on the East coast, where she graduated summa cum laude from Mt Holyoke College. In Seattle she has danced with over a dozen local artists and has choreographed work for Velocity Dance Center, On the Boards, Evoke Productions, BOOST Dance Festival, Washington Ensemble Theatre, SOIL Gallery, SIDF, and several self-produced shows, including HOT MESS and Eight Abigails.


Improvisation and experimentation are driving forces in her work, guided by intuition, intellectualism, and a midwestern work ethic.


Kaitlin is a member of the Seattle Contact Improvisation Lab, teaches dance at Velocity, and is the Editor of SeattleDances. As a freelance writer she has published over 100 articles for City Arts Magazine, SeattleDances, and Dance International Magazine.


She regularly dances with Alice Gosti as a core member of MALCARNE CO and makes collaborate works with Jenny Peterson as The Bonnies.

Photo: Jim Coleman

Contact: kaitmccarthy(at)gmail.com