Katherine Gurr

Katherine is a founding dancer of Co3 Contemporary Dance. Katherine graduated from WAAPA in 2012, where she was awarded the Hawaiian Award for Dance for the Most Outstanding Graduating student in Bachelor of Arts, and the Dance Theatre of Western Australia Award.

Since graduating, Katherine has worked in Adelaide with Lisa Griffiths, in her work Chance and as a recipient of the Australia Council’s Artstart grant, was able to perform with Tasdance and Dancenorth in Threefold: Gavin Webber/Raewyn Hill/Huang Yi, as well as to travel to the UK to broaden her dance influences through secondments and workshops. Katherine has worked with Tasdance touring Luminous Flux: Tanja Ledjke /Byron Perrythrough Victoria and New South Wales and performed in Co3 Contemporary Dance’s re:Loaded (2015 & 2016) choreographed by Larissa McGowan, Gavin Webber and Raewyn Hill.

In March 2016 Katherine completed her Yoga teacher trainer training and taught across Perth.

Katherine performed in Raewyn Hill’s the cry in 2016, Co3 Contemporary Dance’s first full-length work as part of the MoveMe Festival, and travelled to Sydney for the development of Crazy Times choreographed by Anthony Hamilton in collaboration with Sydney Dance Company.

Katherine was funded by DCA to perform as the understudy for the Anton Lachky Company for the premiere of Cartoon in Hasselt, Belgium. Katherine also performed in Raewyn Hill’s THE ZONE in 2017.

In June 2018 Katherine won her Bodybuilding Pro Card with ICN in the Sports Model Category. Katherine also performed in WA Dance Makers Project with works choreographed by Chrissie Parrott and Unkempt Dance in 2018.

Most recently Katherine performed in Garry Stewart’s Reincarnation in collaboration with Co3 Contemporary Dance and West Australian Ballet as part of In-Synch: Ballet at the Quarry and THE LINE (2019) co-directed by Raewyn Hill & Mark Howett.

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