Kathy Blake

President & CEO, Artistic Director

Kathy is widely respected for her extensive life-long training in classical ballet, tap, modern, jazz as well as ballroom dancing in both International and American Styles. She is nationally known for the “Let’s Learn How to Dance” instructional tape and has taught and performed extensively in her career. She has been regularly featured in various articles for Dance Teacher Magazine including “Ask the Experts”. Kathy’s workshops have been presented at Dance Media’s Dance Teacher Summit 2009 and 2010 in NYC. Kathy with her daughter Suzanne founded DanceStudioOwner.com an online membership community and business resource for studio owners worldwide. Kathy is a long time member of the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston.. Kathy has her Master of Arts degree in Psychology and greatly enjoys coaching and managing a great team of talented staff and faculty. The students of KBDS never cease to thrill and delight her as she passes on the tradition of great dance education. Kathy enjoys theatre, travel, cooking, reading, spending time with family and friends, and, of course, dancing!


Suzanne Blake Gerety

Jenn Brisebois

Liz Connors

Danielle DiPasquale

Michelle Dowling

Phyllis Drennan

Robyn Goulette

Tiffany Goudreau

Rebecca Hart

Laura Horne

Kyla Lavespere

Bethany Lovering

Megan Neal

Sarah Noyovitz

Rachel Peters

Sharon Peterson

Diana Schofield

Tami Sciola-Borelli

Becki Somers

Theresa Waller

Sallie Werst