ESP Biography



KATARINA DUTTON, Strange little creator of worlds.




Major: Mathematics, minor Education

College/Employer: Somerville Public School System

Year of Graduation: 2011

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Kat Dutton is a 26 year old mathematician and dancer, looking for a respectable job as a high school or middle school teacher. Raised by gamers and geeks, Kat has always had an appreciation for the stranger things in life, and enjoys playing with new concepts, especially to do with mathematics, origami, words, or dance.



Past Classes

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Learn to Cross-Step Waltz! in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
The Cross-Step waltz is an elegant and modern form of waltzing! Come learn the basic step and a few variations in this beginner friendly class. This is a social dance class. Please wear comfortable clothes, and shoes (or bare feet) you can dance in.


Cross-Step Waltz in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Think innovation in waltzing ended in the 1800s? Think again! Come learn the basics of cross-step waltzing, a dance form that might even be younger than you are! No experience or partner required, please wear shoes and clothing you can dance in!


Cross Step Waltz in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
Come do some Cross-Step Waltz! Full Description to be entered later.


Cross Step Waltz: Extended Edition! in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
Come do some Cross-Step Waltz! (This will be a beginner level course, but over a longer timeframe to try and allow for A) more social dancing amongst participants, and B) more steps being taught)


Cross-Step Waltz in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
Think innovation in waltzing ended in the 1800s? Think again! Come learn the basics of cross-step waltzing, a dance form that might even be younger than you are. Experience helpful but not required, please wear shoes and clothes you can dance in.


Let's Make Marshmallow Blowguns! in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
Ah, the miniature marshmallow. Good for hot cocoa, for tiny s'mores, and of course, for launching at your friends as hard as possible through a blowgun. Come to this session to create your own harmless blowgun and maybe even get in a little bit of...target practice.


Basic Cross-Step Waltz in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
This is a quick introduction to the cross-step waltz, a relatively modern dance form. Students will be taught the basic step, the turning step, and a few variations/"special moves" as time permits. Partners are not required, and everyone will be encouraged to dance with everyone else.


Origami! in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
Stop by and learn how to make something interesting out of a sheet of paper, or show off what you can do!