Katie Kozul began her dance training at the Gold School in Brockton, Massachusetts under the direction of Rennie Gold and her mother, Kathy Kozul. She attended the Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts and later went on to the Alvin Ailey/Fordham Univeristy BFA program. At Fordham, she had the opportunity to perform works by Francesca Harper, Jennifer Archibald, and Malcolm Lowe. Kozul joined Hubbard Street 2 as an apprentice in September 2012 and was promoted to company member in August 2013.