Kate

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Have you ever wanted to approach someone because their face or style has left you wondering what they were all about but you were too afraid to ask?

What's Your Story? features the different characters that roam the streets of Toronto. Every Monday and Thursday, a new person shares their story, likes and dislikes about the city, a little secret and more.

Name: Kate

Age: 25

What neighbourhood are you from? Kensington Market

What do you 'do'? Professional street performer and corset maker

How long have you been in Toronto? Most of my life

What's your story?

I travel the world performing living statue and mime, and recently returned from a tour in Italy and Austria. I perform primarily with Zero Gravity Circus and in my spare time, run my own corsetry business. I enjoy spending time on my patio and I make a mean mojito!

Favorite thing(s) about Toronto:

Hidden treasures like St. Michael's Cemetery, unique shopping in Kensington and the atmosphere - world class but comfortable in its own skin.

Least favorite thing(s) about Toronto:

How Toronto uses other cities as templates for its urban planning. Have some originality, people!

You have 24 hours to spend with someone who's never been to Toronto before - what do you do?

Breakfast at Shai's in Kensington followed by a walk down Queen Street West, an afternoon in the Beaches by the boardwalk and the evening on my patio. Because the entertainment is better than TV!

One thing that your friends/family don't know about you:

My friends and family know everything - I even told them when I got kicked out of Venice!

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