Katarina M. Dimitrijevic is a graduate of The State Ballet Academy of Belgrade, Serbia.
Katarina danced with Simionov Ensemble and instructed classical ballet at three different Ballet Institutions in Belgrade. She then spent several years in Italy as ballet instructor, choreographer, and dancer at ballet schools of Ragusa, Comiso, Acate and Grammichele.
In 1997, Katarina opened her own dance school ”Kaya” in Belgrade. She also completed a four-year course in Ballet Pedagogy at the University of High Culture School and Arts in Rome, where she improved her knowledge in the Vaganova method.
For two years of Roman Curriculum, she held a position of the assistant to Professor Ivan Goliandin in the Character dance department.
While studying in Rome, she taught classical and character dances at several Roman Dance Studios and worked as a dancer.
In May of 2003 she moved to the United States and obtained a position of an instructor for Classical Ballet with the Fort Wayne Ballet Academy.
In July 2005 her Family moved to Charlotte, NC due to her husband’s work. Where she is presently employed with the Charlotte Ballet Academy (former North Carolina Dance Theatre) and we are thrilled to have her on staff at Visions Dance Academy training our competitive teams weekly.