Born in Miami, Florida Katherine started her training at Dance Empire. After moving to Maine she continued her training at the Portland School of Ballet. At the age of 13, Katherine began training full time at Canada’s National Ballet School, which she graduated from in 2010. In 2015, Ms. Bickford graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Environmental Science and a minor in Dance. While at the University Ms. Bickford danced with Bangor Ballet and was a contributing artist for Robinson Ballet Company. In 2015, Katherine Joined Festival Ballet Providence as a Trainee. This is Katherine’s fourth season with Festival Ballet Providence and her first season as an apprentice with the company.