Kat Richter is Co-founder of The Lady Hoofers, an all-female rhythm tap company. Drawing inspiration from both historical and anthropological research, her choreography has been performed at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, City Hall, Oxford University, Goucher College and the Bryn Mawr School for Girls. She teaches rhythm tap and creative movement throughout the greater Philadelphia region and is available for master classes in both tap and various historic dance forms. Her professional credits include:
Principle Dancer, New Jersey Tap Ensemble
Guest Artist and Choregrapher, Choregraphie Antique
Dancer, Tap Team Two
Dancer, London Tap Jam
Co-producer, Too Darn Hot for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival
Kat has staged numerous historical reconstructions including the Sevillanas (a collection of Spanish folk dances), the Shim Sham Shimmy (at tap routine born out of the Harlem Renaissance) and the Passacaglia from Venus and Adonis (originally performed by Hester Santlow in 1725). In September 2011, she co-produced an all-women, all-tap revue for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and in April 2012, The Lady Hoofers were invited to perform at City Hall.for Jazz Appreciation Month in April 2012. Footage from the performance is available here.