Kathryn McCormick

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Kathryn McCormick
Born (1990-07-07) 7 July 1990 (age 26)
Augusta, Georgia, United States
Years active 2009–present

Kathryn Renée McCormick (born July 7, 1990)[1] is an American contemporary dancer and actress, noted for placing third in the sixth season of the American televised dance competition So You Think You Can Dance, in which she had the highest placement for a woman on the season. She has returned in seasons 7-13 as one of the show's "all-stars". She has played a leading role in the fourth Step Up movie, Step Up Revolution (2012) and the upcoming, Dance-Off (2014), alongside Shane Harper.

Kathryn started dancing at age three at her mother's studio, Dance Connection, then moved to Augusta West Studio, where her mother, Sandra Schmieden,[2] had also studied. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and landed a non-leading role in the remake of Fame. McCormick has also been featured in the Jar of Hearts music video by Christina Perri. She performed on Dancing with the Stars on November 20, 2012 and April 7, 2014.

She is featured as the female dancer in the music video "Dead Inside" by Muse.

She currently tours with the dance convention and competition Dance Makers INC.


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Fame Dancer
2011 The Burbank Playas Present: Manipede![3] Audience Member 1
2012 Step Up Revolution Emily Anderson
2014 Dance-Off Jasmine

Year Show Role Notes
2009 So You Think You Can Dance Herself Placed third, 24 episodes
2010 - 2014 So You Think You Can Dance Herself Appeared as an "all-star", 20 episodes
2012 Sketchy Mary "Jury Duty is War"
2012 - 2013 Chasing 8s Stacey Logan Lead role
2012, 2014 Dancing with the Stars Herself Guest, 2 episodes
2015 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nicole Episode: The End Game
Music Videos and commercials
Year Title Artist Notes
2010 "Jar of Hearts" Christina Perri Dance choreographed by Stacey Tookey
2011 "My Favorite Things" Lea Michele uncredited appearance, DOVE commercial
2011 "Venus" Jennifer Lopez Gillette Venus' Goddess Commercial choreo by Tyce DiOrio
2012 "She Breaks" Vienne
2012 "Hands In The Air" Timbaland ft. Ne-Yo Music video (Step Up Revolution)
2013 "Ocean" John Torres
2015 "Dead Inside" Muse


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