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Hi, I'm Katie Budris

a poet, professor of creative writing, lit mag editor, tap dancer, and breast cancer survivor.

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Author of two poetry chapbooks

Mid-Bloom, Finishing Line Press, 2021

Prague in Synthetics, Finishing Line Press, 2015

MFA in Creative Writing, Roosevelt University

BA in English, Creative Writing, Hope College

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The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble

2011-present

Board Secretary

Managing Director

First Company Dancer

Hope College

2000-2004

Minor in Dance, NASD accredited program

Assistant to the Director, InSync Dance Theatre

Principal Dancer, InSync Dance Theatre

Footprints Tap Ensemble

1995-2000

Assistant Director

Footprints II Director

Founding Dancer

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Arts Administrator

Company Director

Choreographer

Dancer

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Diagnosed 2018 at age 36

Stage 2B Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

Hormone Positive

May 2019 No Evidence of Disease

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