Kit Holder

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Born: Leamington Spa

Trained: with Audrey Roper in Sutton Coldfield and at the Royal Ballet School

Joined: 2000, Soloist, 2014

Dream Role: The role of Brazilian Woolly Monkey in ‘Still Life’ was always  on my ‘wish list’ and I finally performed it in autumn 2017.

If you weren’t a dancer what would you be: I’d like to think I would be a musician.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Hew David Steuart Powell), The Dream (Bottom) and La Fille mal gardée (Alain)
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'), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Brazilian Woolly Monkey), (Galanteries, and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Hilarion)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Général Lavine eccentric') and Pineapple Poll (Jasper)
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (Stowaway)
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('Hot House Rag') and Romeo and Juliet (Mandolin Dance lead)
Twyla Tharp:In the Upper Room 
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 Ballet School, 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)


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