Katharine Ponza is originally from Sydney, Australia. She has worked as a performer, teacher and choreographer in Australia, the US and Canada. Credits include Sydney 2000 Olympics, Disney's World on Ice (Sydney), Tap Soloist with the Brad Child Jazz Orchestra (Sydney), featured for four years as one of the iconic Showgirls in Jubilee! at Bally's, Las Vegas, and also performed at the Las Vegas Hilton, Paris Theatre, and Caesar's Palace (Las Vegas).

Katharine was a Guest Faculty member at Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver, BC, and a Guest Choreographer for ITP. In NYC, Katharine has performed in numerous shows, concerts, festivals and events at venues including Birdland Jazz Club, Symphony Space, The Joyce Theatre and Kraine Theatre. She has performed at Tap City, Tradition in Tap and Stamp-ede, to name a few, and she performs as part of the Zeigfeld Society in NYC. Katharine is currently Assistant to Germaine Salsberg. Katharine teaches at Broadway Dance Center, NYC, and is also on the faculty at Shuffles Broadway Tap & Musical Theatre School in New York City. She performs as part of Germaine Salsberg's Tap Company "Les Femmes".