Katie Dance is a photo editor, visual storyteller, and publisher in Washington, D.C. She holds a Master's Degree in New Media Photojournalism from George Washington University. Dance is an APA DC board member and focuses on developing comprehensive photography programming for the industry. She serves as Industry Outreach Chair where she secures sponsorships and partnerships for APA programs.
Dance founded Stop Motion DC, a photography exhibition celebrating photography made in the DMV. Through Stop Motion, she launched her imprint, Slow Dance Press, where she collaborates with photographers to bring their nearly completed projects to print.
In November 2021, Dance curated a Stop Motion photography exhibition and multimedia installation for the UMBRELLA Art Fair which was attended by 20,000 guests over three days.
Dance has been a guest speaker, photo editor, publisher, contest reviewer, and judge for George Washington University, Elizabeth Seaton High school, George Washington University NPPA, American Photographic Artists, 202FilmCollective, and many more. Her work has been published in PEOPLE Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, Virgin Atlantic InFlight Magazine, Washington Business Journal, WUSA9, United States Department of State, Military.com, Wounded Warrior Project, Yelp, and many more.