Katie Ewald

Katie Ewald is a dancer based in Guelph, Ontario. She received her BFA from Concordia
University and then studied at P.A.R.T.S., Brussels. In 2000, she was the sole dancer
nominated for The Canada Council for the Arts Fund for Future Generations Millennium
She has collaborated with choreographers Ame Henderson/Public Recordings (including
creation and performance of the Dora Mavor Moore Award winning What We are
Saying for Outstanding Performance-Ensemble and Outstanding Production), Martin
Bélanger/LAPS, k.g. Guttman, Lin Snelling, Chanti Wadge, Janet Johnson/Portal Projects
and worked with Daniel Léveillé Danse from 2005-2008, performing La Pudeur Des
Iceburgs and Crépuscule Des Oceans.
She has taught several workshops which investigate text, improvisation and
performance across Canada including the University of Alberta, University of Guelph,
York University, and the Love-In Toronto. She also teaches Pilates with a somatic spin to
it, training the GYD Company as a conditioning teacher for several years. In 2018 she
choreographed Guess What for the graduates of the GYD Company, which is a highlight
of her career.
She is the curator and producer of the wildly popular Short&Sweet: Guelph Edition
(created by Wants&Needs Dance). Short&Sweet has appeared at Guelph’s
multidisciplinary arts festival, Kazoo! (five years), made a debut Sappyfest in 2019, and a
comeback online for the Guelph Dance Festival in 2021.
She is the featured performer in Slipstream, the video project of interdisciplinary media
artist Jenn E. Norton, currently touring Galleries across Canada. Most recently she had
the immense honour of dancing inside visual artist Shary Boyle’s show Outside the
palace of Me in the Gardiner Museum for a video that will be released in 2022.