KATHERINE TOKARZ | Instructor
Katherine Tokarz is an actress, dancer, singer, and teacher originally from Massachusetts and now living in Los Angeles. Broadway: Original cast of ROCK OF AGES, (Constance/Reporter), Original cast of IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS (Rhoda), A CHORUS LINE (Kristine), WICKED as a Universal Singer Swing(Broadway/Tour/Chicago). Since moving to LA, Katherine has been a recurring character in the ABC sitcoms “Don’t Trust the B-” and “The Neighbors” and most recently played Flick’s Mom in the FOX special musical “A Christmas Story Live!” Other TV: “Famous In Love”, “Shimmer and Shine”(VO), “Grandfathered”, “Bloopers”, “It Could Be Worse”, and “Mercy.” Katherine can also be seen running around in the UMPO Parody Series at Rockwell as Emily in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, Annie Herman in TROOP BEVERLY HILLS, and Ms. Norbury/Cool Mom in MEAN GURLZ. Other favorites include:”La Ferie” at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, Tokyo DisneySea, and a Lincoln Center Concert with Alan Menken where she sang a duet from “Enchanted” with the man himself! Outside of performing, Tokarz has taught as a guest artist at many dance studios and universities across the country including Dean College, Kansas State, and UCLA. Having been greatly effected by the generous teachers in her life, Katherine strives to create a safe, honest, creative, and fun atmosphere in her classes. She believes in being a well-rounded artist, and will continue to carve her path in comedy and entertainment while helping others to do so as well!