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Kit Holder



Born in Leamington Spa, Kit Holder trained with Audrey Roper in Sutton Coldfield and at the Royal Ballet School. He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2000 and was promoted to First Artist in 2008.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Hew David Steuart Powell), The Dream (Bottom)  La Fille mal gardeé (Cockerel) and Tweedledum and Tweedledee
David Bintley: Aladdin (Aladdin's Friend), Edward II (Warwick, Lancaster, Baron), Carmina burana (Seminarian), The Shakespeare Suite (Bottom), Sylvia (Gog), Galanteries and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Hilarion)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Général Lavine eccentric') and Pineapple Poll (Crew of HMS Hotcross Bun)
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (Stowaway)
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('Hot House Rag') and Romeo and Juliet (Lead Mandolin)
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Drosselmeyer's Assistant, Harlequin, Nutcracker Doll) and The Sleeping Beauty (Puss-in-Boots); Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Neapolitan Dance)

CHOREOGRAPHY
Small Worlds (Birmingham Royal Ballet), Conversations pas de deux in the Lindbury Theatre for The Royal Ballet's 75th anniversary, Printer Jam and 9-5 for Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romany Wood for Elmhurst School for Dance (2009), Basse Danse for Central School of Ballet's Graduate Tour, Quatrain (2014) for Birmingham Royal Ballet and works for several Birmingham Royal Ballet Department for Learning workshops.


Last updated May 2014.

Kit Holder; photo: Tim Cross

Kit Holder; photo: Tim Cross

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