KAYTEE COX, originally from Medina, Ohio, is the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Forward The Movement, Chicago’s first faith-based contemporary dance company. Kaytee graduated from The University of Akron in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Education.
Since starting Forward, Kaytee has co-produced three shows in Chicago and has had her work presented at Detroit City Dance Festival, Trifecta Dance Collective’s Festival, Take Up Space and Cleveland Dance Festival. Along with the work Kaytee has done with forward, she has also had the opportunity to have her work shown at Raw Artist KYL/D Inhale Performance Series, American College Dance Association, The University of Akron Dance Company, and Alluvion Dance Chicago and is the recipient of the Mark C Ovanich Choreography Award.
Kaytee currently works with students across the Midwest through Forwards Workshops, teaches at studios throughout Chicago, and is the director of Visceral Dance Center’s Youth Ensemble. Prior to starting Froward, Kaytee was the Associate Artistic Director and Company Member of Alluvion Dance Chicago for 2 years and has had the opportunity to perform with Hannah Brictson and Dancers and Visceral Dance Chicago’s “Within”. Kaytee has also served as Marketing Associate with Visceral Dance Chicago and has had the opportunity to be mentored by Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral, for the past 3 years.
Kaytee is looking forward to continuing to raise scholarships for local dance students through Froward The Movement, as well as continue inspiring current and future generations of dancers.