Katherine Semchuk is a dancer, choreographer and instructor currently based in Edmonton. After delving into contemporary dance and composition at Victoria School of the Arts, she completed The School of Toronto Dance Theatre's Professional Training Program. There she had the opportunity to learn from extraordinary faculty and choreographers such as Peggy Baker, Sasha Ivanochko, Patricia Miner and James Kudelka.
In Toronto, Semchuk performed with The Chimera Project's Company B, Nostos Collectives and Echo Dance Company. While exploring choreographic process, she has presented her work in both Toronto (Nostos Collective's Chasing the Light) and Edmonton (Feats Festival of Dance, Nextfest's Dancefest, Dancing in the Park and SkirtsAfire).
Semchuk passes on her love of dance as a teacher at local studios and as a guest instructor, mentor and choreographer at Victoria School of the Arts and Scona High School. Katherine is Good Women Dance Collective's 2017 New Work Award recipient.