Kathryn Hosier

Second Soloist

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Quick Facts

Born: Champaign, Illinois
Trained: Champaign-Urbana Ballet Academy in Illinois and Canada’s National Ballet School
Joined: 2009
Second Soloist Since: 2015

Kathryn Hosier is sponsored through Dancers First by Donna Meyers & Doug Richmond.

 

Five Things to Know

  1. 1Kathryn was born in Champaign, Illinois and later moved to Toronto to attend Canada’s National Ballet School. She started as an RBC Apprentice in 2009 and entered the Corps de Ballet just six months later.
     
  2. 2In 2014, she was chosen from the Corps de Ballet to perform the female lead in the North American premiere of Marco Goecke’s Le Spectre de la Rose, partnered by Choreographic Associate and Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté.
     
  3. 3Kathryn worked closely with Guillaume Côté on two of his ballets, creating soloist roles in No. 24 and Being and Nothingness, a ballet she performed in Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2018 as part of the company’s first Russian tour.
     
  4. 4Her repertoire of soloist roles includes Principal Fairy and First Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, First Theme in The Four Temperaments, Twig and The Stepsister in Cinderella, Spanish Princess in Swan Lake and La Rose in Le Petit Prince.
     
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  6. Kathryn performs in many classical and contemporary works, including Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Onegin, Manon, Serenade, Apollo, The Second Detail, Piano Concerto #1, Genus, Angels’ Atlas, Paz de la Jolla and Unearth.

 

 

Reviews

Spectre de la Rose
“Kathryn Hosier, in a stunning break-out from her regular place in the female corps.”
– Toronto Star

Awards

The Peter Dwyer Award (2009)
The Erik Bruhn Award (2009)