Kate Stashko is a dance artist currently based in Edmonton. She has worked professionally with artists including Peggy Baker, Justine A. Chambers, Mélanie Demers, Helen Husak, Mile Zero Dance, Krista Posyniak and Heidi Strauss.
Kate has been a member of the Good Women Dance Collective since 2012, and has toured the Prairie Dance Circuit (presented by Brian Webb Dance Company). She has presented her own work in Toronto, Calgary and Montréal, including collaborations with local musicians, actors, poets and visual artists such as Medgine Mathurin, Nisha Patel, Shawn Pinchbeck and Brandon Wint.
Kate trained at the School of Alberta Ballet before graduating from The School of Toronto Dance Theatre in 2007. In 2018 she travelled to Tel Aviv to attend the Gaga Winter Intensive.
Kate writes for various dance magazines, teaches dance and Pilates, and is Chair of the board of the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton. She is completing a degree in Psychology and Political Science at Athabasca University, and is an avid cyclist and gardener.
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