Hailing from Terrace BC,
This is in addition to running her own company, the critically acclaimed contemporary troupe Kidd Pivot.
As a prominent female choreographer, Ms. Pite is often asked for her views on gender disparity in the dance world. Here is what she had to say on why choreography is male-dominated:
"A young boy making the choice to study ballet as a kid is strong enough to push against the ridicule of his peers so he's probably already a bit of a maverick ... It's natural for girls to be in the ballet world so they don't have to resist anything - and they are prized for their ability to be obedient, to conform.