Award winning dance artist Kate Holden has had the pleasure of interpreting the works of many esteemed Canadian choreographers, including Roberto Campanella, Mélanie Demers, Robert Desrosiers, David Earle, Sylvain Émard, Sasha Ivanochko, James Kudelka, Laurence Lemieux, Emily Molnar, Andrea Nann, and Yvonne Ng; with performances across North America, France, Britain, Holland and Singapore. She spent five seasons as a company member of Dancemakers and was also a dancer with the Danny Grossman Dance Company for two seasons. In addition to her work as a dancer, Kate is very active in the Toronto dance community, and is a practitioner of Cranial Sacral Therapy. With Kate Franklin, she founded firstthingsfirst productions to commission and produce new contemporary dance works by Canadian choreographers. The company has facilitated the creation and production of 10 new dance works since 2007. Their 2013 production with a trace received ten Dora Mavor Moore nominations.
Kate’s repertoire with Peggy Baker Dance Projects includes Brahms Waltzes, move, coalesce, Night Garden, land | body | breath, locus plot, Phase Space, and Portal.