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Vancouver-based choreographer and performer Crystal Pite has created works for Nederlands Dans Theater 1 (Pilot X in 2005, The Second Person in 2007, Frontier in 2008, Plot Point in 2010, The Other You in 2010 en Solo Echo in 2012), Cullberg Ballet, Ballett Frankfurt, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (Resident Choreographer 2001–04), Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, Alberta Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and several independent dance artists; most recently Louise Lecavalier.
Pite is a former company member of Ballet British Columbia and Ballett Frankfurt. In 2001, she formed her own company, Kidd Pivot, and continues to create and perform in her own work. Kidd Pivot tours nationally and internationally with productions that include The Tempest Replica (2011),The You Show (2010), Dark Matters (2009), Fault (2008), Lost Action (2006), Uncollected Work (2002) and Double Story (2004), created with Richard Siegal. Kidd Pivot is the recipient of the Alcan Performing Arts Award for 2006.
Crystal Pite is Associate Choreographer of Nederlands Dans Theater 1 and Associate Dance Artist of Canada’s National Arts Centre. She is the recipient of Canada’s 2008 Governor General’s Mentorship Award, and the 2011 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award.