Jaime Kotrba grew up in Michigan and received her primary dance training at Company Dance Traverse in Traverse City, Michigan. She later graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy where she was a dance major under the direction of Sharon Randolph. She then attended the Dance Theatre of Harlem School, before joining the professional company. With DTH she toured nationally and internationally, dancing works by George Balanchine, John Taras, Michael Smuin and Geoffrey Holder. In 2006, Jaime helped found the Janusphere dance Company in New York City which they premiered in Santa Barbara, California. In 2007 she joined BalletMet Columbus and enjoyed dancing works by Gerard Charles, David Nixon and many others. She has been a guest artist with Les Grands Ballet Canadiens' production of The Nutcracker, Viewpoint Dance in New York City, and Collage Dance Collective based in Memphis Tennessee where she worked with Kevin Thomas, Thaddeus Davis and Kevin Iega Jeff.
At CDT, Jaime has enjoyed dancing many works by Director Tim Veach and is thrilled to begin her tenth season with the company.