Kate Stashko is performer, choreographer, dance educator and writer based in Edmonton.

After studying ballet at the University of Calgary/School of Alberta Ballet, she graduated from the Professional Training Program in contemporary dance at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. She has also studied with various artists at Impulstanz, Vienna International Dance Festival.

Kate has trained and worked across Canada and Europe with artists including with Peggy Baker, Helen Husak, Sasha Ivanochko, Mile Zero Dance, Melina Stinson, Heidi Strauss and the Jen Mesch Dance Conspiracy.

She has presented her own work in Montréal, Toronto and Alberta.

Kate teaches at the University of Alberta and she is involved in the community as a mentor and outside eye to peers and younger artists.

She is also a certified Pilates instructor and a writer for The Dance Current and Dance International magazines.

Photo © Max B. Telzerow