Canadian solo artist Kathleen Hiley is known for her signature dramatic, evocative and expressive interpretations. She is the Artistic Director of Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects and a Company Member with Mouvement, Winnipeg Dance Projects under the artistic direction of Stephanie Ballard and Gaile Petursson-Hiley.
Kathleen has had the honour of performing the works of many esteemed and award winning choreographers including venerated dance pioneer Isadora Duncan, Stephanie Ballard, Patricia Beatty, Jeanne Bresciani, Rachel Browne, Margie Gillis, Gaile Petursson-Hiley and Peter Quanz. Her performances have been presented across, Canada, the United States and Europe.
Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects has produced two full length solo evening concert series. These performances featured world premieres and signature works by renowned choreographers Isadora Duncan, Stephanie Ballard, Rachel Browne, Margie Gillis, Gaile Petursson-Hiley and Peter Quanz. In 2017 Kathleen had the honour of representing Canada and performing in Delphi, Greece for the Isadora Duncan International Institute’s Festival for The Reinstatement of the Delphic Games in collaboration with the Delphic Ecumenical Union and esteemed Delphi Mayor Panagiotis Kaltsis. Kathleen has been invited to return to Delphi for the 2021 Delphic Games.
Kathleen’s upcoming season includes performances with Stephanie Ballard and Dancers Winnipeg Women Dancing, Isadora Duncan International Institute’s Carnevale di Venezia in Venice. Kathleen has been invited to Gallery Huit in Arles, France and The Lakkos Artist Residency in Crete, Greece as an Artist in Residence for 2020.
As a solo artist Kathleen has performed with The Margie Gillis Dance Foundation, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Q Dance, The Isadora Duncan International Institute, Toronto Heritage Dance, Mouvement Winnipeg Dance Projects, and Stephanie Ballard and Dancers.
She graduated from the School of Contemporary Dancers Professional Program in affiliation with the University of Winnipeg with a B A Honors in Dance and received the Gold Medal in Theatre and Film.
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