Mairéad Filgate is a Toronto-based dance artist and graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and the Etobicoke School of the Arts. She has performed extensively throughout Canada and beyond with the Danny Grossman Dance Company, Dusk Dances, Yvonne Ng/tiger princess dance projects, Gabby Kamino, Ame Henderson/Public Recordings, Sylvie Bouchard/BoucharDanse, Bill Coleman, and Kaeja d’Dance, among others. As a choreographer Mairéad creates both independently and collaboratively with Throwdown Collective. She is a student of Women & Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of Toronto and serves as an executive member of the board of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists.
Photo: Ken Ewen