The Company Index
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.
Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Hew David Steuart Powell), The Dream (Bottom) La Fille mal gardeé (Cockerel) and Tweedledum and Tweedledee
David Bintley: Edward II (Warwick, Lancaster, Baron), Carmina burana (Seminarian), The Shakespeare Suite (Bottom), Sylvia (Gog)
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)
Small Worlds (Birmingham Royal Ballet), Conversations pas de deux in the Lindbury Theatre for The Royal Ballet's 75th anniversary, Small Worlds and Printer Jam for Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romany Wood for Elmhurst School for Dance (2009) and works for several Birmingham Royal Ballet Department for Learning workshops.
Last updated September 2012.
Kit Holder; photo: Tim Cross
Work continues on new IDFB ballets
Video: Printer Jam
Company dancer Kit Holder to create new work
Dancer promotions, spring 2008
Choreographics participants confirmed
Further new choreography for 2007