Phoenix, arizona

Kaitlin Regan discovered her love of dance at the age of three in Phoenix, AZ. She continued her dance training, going on to study ballet, jazz and lyrical, tap and hip hop. For 10 years, she was a member of Dance Motion, performing featured roles in classics and original works. While a member of its elite competition team, Kaitlin received awards and recognition at various competitions and conventions. In 2004, she moved to Orange, CA, to attend Chapman University. There she met and studied with Jennifer Backhaus, in addition to a long list of OC’s top ballet, contemporary jazz and modern dance teachers. She’s performed works by Nancy Dickson-Lewis, Mike Esperanza, Sean Greene, Dale Merrill and Amy Nakamura. A well-known dance teacher in Southern California, Kaitlin helped develop a dance program for students with special needs that she’s been teaching since 2010. She is currently a teaching artist for Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ ESCAPE research grant, helping English language learners understand science concepts through dance. She also in on faculty at Avanti Dance Company in Costa Mesa, CA, and Dancecapade in Walnut, CA. Kaitlin has been a member of Backhausdance since 2010.