Katherine Lopes




  • Alumnus of Professional Performing Dance Company Culture Shock DC, and local DMV Crew TeamWeGonMakeIt.
  • Trained in Jazz, House, Waacking, and Street Styles.
  • Choreographed over 20 pieces for George Mason University’s Hip-Hop dance troupe Urbanknowlogy 101, where she served as the Artistic Director for two years,  2 pieces for Culture Shock DC (which were performed internationally) and has been continuously choreographing for Born 2 Dance stage and productions since 2012. 
  • Pursued dance minor from George Mason University.
  • Performed at such notable events as, The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Prelude Dance Competition, World of Dance: New York, East Coast Dance Competition, Culture Shock’s International Choreographers Showcase, NOVA’s Jazz and Tap Festival.


  • Joined the B2D faculty in 2012.
  • Teaches Hip Hop classes for adults and kids, and is the driving force behind the introduction of K-Pop and Dancehall classes at the studio.
  • Choreographs various adult and youth performance pieces for the semi-annual Awaken The Dancer Within Gala.
  • Performs with the B2D Hip Hop faculty at the semi-annual Awaken The Dancer Within Gala.
  • Directs the Hip Hop Teen dance company: Delta
Class Sessions
Age Group
Hip Hop—Recital Choreography-Intermediate: Juniors (ages 6-9) 11 Weeks Katherine Lopes Sat   1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Hip Hop—DELTA Team (ages 15-18) 11 Weeks Katherine Lopes Sun   2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
K-Pop (Technique & Choreography): Teens (ages 13-17) 11 Weeks Katherine Lopes Sat   12:45 PM – 1:45 PM