Kit Holder

Soloist

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 and Soloist in 2014. Between 2014-15 he undertook a Masters degree in Choreography with the University of Kent.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Hew David Steuart Powell), The Dream (Bottom) and La Fille mal gardée (Alain, Cockerel)
David Bintley: The Prince of the Pagodas (King of the North), Aladdin (Aladdin's Friend), Edward II (Warwick, Lancaster), Carmina burana (Seminarians), The Shakespeare Suite (Bottom), Sylvia (Gog), Flowers of the Forest ('Scottish Dances'), 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)
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (Stowaway)
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('Hot House Rag') and Romeo and Juliet (Mandolin Dance lead)
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
Conversations pas de deux (Linbury Theatre for The Royal Ballet's 75th anniversary, 2006)
Small Worlds (Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2007)
Romany Wood (Elmhurst School for Dance, 2009)
Printer Jam (Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2010)
9-5 (Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2012)
Basse Danse (Central School of Ballet's Graduate Tour, 2013)
Quatrain (Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2014)
Hopper (Ballet Central, 2015)
To Fetch a Pail of Water (Ballet Black, 2015)
Wolves are People Too (Independent - produced in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2016)