Kathryn Ricketts

University of Regina

Kathryn Ricketts is Assistant Professor of Arts Education at University of Regina. Ricketts is a dance educator and performer, with a practice of improvised movement and somatic study. She is an active member of the dance community in Regina, SK, including work with professional company, New Dance Horizons, and is an active participant in the REACTING improvisation group, coordinated by the Regina Improvisation Studies Centre. She has served as external examiner for one of Regina Institute’s students (John Trinh), and is working with another student (Jayden Pfeifer) on a series of graduate classes and performances, as well as co-supervision of his graduate project on improvised performance. Her PhD research at Simon Fraser University was on practice-based research in the area of auto-ethnography, a/r/tography, improvised poetic narrative and movement, which will bring new research expertise to our team’s work in Practice-Based Research.