Kathryn Hosier was born in Champaign, Illinois and trained at the Champaign-Urbana Ballet Academy in Illinois and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2009 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2015.
Recently, Ms. Hosier debuted in Genus and the role of The Stepsister in Cinderella. Her repertoire includes La Rose in Le Petit Prince, Twig in Cinderella, Principal Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Spanish Princess in Swan Lake, First Theme in The Four Temperaments, the female leads in Spectre de la Rose and No. 24, and a soloist role in Being and Nothingness. She also danced in Romeo and Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, The Nutcracker, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Onegin, La Fille mal Gardée, La Sylphide, Don Quixote, Nijinsky, Hamlet, Manon, The Seagull, West Side Story Suite, Theme and Variations, Opus 19/The Dreamer, Serenade, Apollo, Carmen, Rubies, Unearth, Carousel (A Dance), Pinocchio, A Streetcar Named Desire and Piano Concerto #1.
Ms. Hosier received the Peter Dwyer Award as well as the Erik Bruhn Award in 2009 while a student at Canada’s National Ballet School.
Kathryn Hosier is sponsored through Dancers First by Donna Meyers & Doug Richmond.
Born: Champaign, Illinois
Trained: Champaign-Urbana Ballet Academy in Illinois and Canada’s National Ballet School
Second Soloist since: 2015
Spectre de la Rose
“Kathryn Hosier, in a stunning break-out from her regular place in the female corps.”
— Toronto Star