Kate Morris


Kate Morris is a Toronto-based editor, writer and researcher. She has worked as an editor at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories and Nelson Education. She holds a Master’s degree in English from the University of Glasgow and has recently submitted her doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford. A graduate of ESA, she has danced non-professionally for most of her life and regularly takes workshops and classes in tap, hip hop, jazz and ballet in Toronto.

Kate Morris' Work


Springboard 2015: Emerging Choreographers Announced

Earlier this week, Springboard Danse Montréal announced which emerging choreographers they’ve invited to participate in the program this year. Among them, Canadians Hanna Kiel (Toronto), Colleen Snell (Mississauga) and Heather Myers (Vancouver).


Ghosts of Rorschach By Kate Morris


Back Talk from the Field By Kate Morris


Canadian Dance: At Home and Abroad By Kate Morris

Emerging Views

Point of View Dance Project By Kate Morris

Kylie Thompson and Amy Adams co-founded Point of View (POV) Dance Project in late 2013. They met while pursuing undergraduate studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, where they began collaborating on various dance projects. In August 2014, the company completed a series of commissioned performances at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, as part of an urban art installation titled Sketch.

Studio Now

Harbour Dance Centre By Kate Morris

With five studios at their disposal and roughly 1,000 students per week, Harbour Dance Centre has become a juggernaut in the Vancouver training scene, attracting some of the country’s best teachers in each genre and students with a variety of training needs.


Kiss & Cry

A Charleroi Danses Production By Kate Morris Kiss & Cry

Like so many works being presented today, Kiss & Cry is a multidisciplinary experiment. It is a dance work, a theatre piece, a work of art, a film, a meditation on the body, a love story, a soundscape and an atmosphere.

Emerging with Resilience

Eking Out a Life in Dance By Kate Morris

Emerging dancers, like their peers in other arts sectors, require determination, ingenuity and discipline. Graduates today seem better equipped to deal with the realities of a career in dance, but they require a strong professional network and community in order to persist. Easing the transition has become a goal for a number of service organizations, while grassroots initiatives and collectives provide spaces of creation and exploration, as well as mentorship opportunities, that keep them dancing.

Can You Swing It?

Images of Swing From Across the Nation By Brittany Duggan, Kate Morris

Since the mid-1980s, swing dance has witnessed an important revival, becoming a popular social dance for amateurs from coast to coast. In this photo essay we pay tribute to the history as well as the many and varied perspectives on swing from contemporary companies and groups across the nation.


Vibrant Generations By Kate Morris