An award winning dance artist, Kate has had the pleasure of interpreting the works of many esteemed Canadian choreographers, including Peggy Baker, Roberto Campanella, Robert Desrosiers, David Earle, Sylvain Emard, Sasha Ivanochko, James Kudelka, Laurence Lemieux, Emily Molnar, Andrea Nann, and Yvonne Ng; with performances across North America, France, Britain, Holland and Singapore.  Kate spent five seasons as a company member of Dancemakers under the artistic direction of Michael Trent and has also been a dancer with the Danny Grossman Dance Company for two seasons. Kate is a graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and Etobicoke School of the Arts.

In addition to her work as a dancer, Kate is very active in the dance community and is an emerging teacher and choreographer.  With Kate Franklin, Kate Holden founded firstthingsfirst productions to commission and produce new contemporary dance works by Canadian choreographers. The company has facilitated the creation and production of seven new dance works since 2007. Kate is a member of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists, and was on the board of directors of the Ontario Chapter from 2003 - 2008.

Kate has been nominated in NOW magazine’s reader poll, as best female dancer in Toronto.

you can place your vote for Kate or one of the other fabulous artists here.

photos by David Hou