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Peter Pucci

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Guest Artist in Residence

Peter Pucci is a Lucille Lortel Award winner and Drama Desk Nominee for Outstanding Choreography for the musical, "Queens Boulevard." Peter also received a Drama Desk Award for his work on "The Orphans' Home Cycle."

Peter graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Modern Dance. Peter was a principal dancer and rehearsal director with Pilobolus Dance Theatre for nine years.

While with Pilobolus, Peter toured and taught worldwide, made several film and television appearances, performed on Broadway and collaborated on many pieces before forming his own company, Peter Pucci Plus Dancers. Pucci Plus performed in New York City on Broadway and for five seasons at The Joyce Theater.

Peter has choreographed over 150 dances, including commissioned works for The Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Arizona, Ballet Hispanico, Colorado Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Alberta Ballet and the Big Apple Circus. He has also served as movement director on 90 theatrical productions in New York City and at regional theaters across the USA.

Peter is a trustee host for the "Dance on Film Series" at Jacob Burns and has curated many short dance film programs for the series. He was an artist-in-residence at Manhattanville College for nine years and a guest choreographer/movement director for seven years at the Juilliard School of Drama.

Peter is currently the guest artist-in-residence at the Community College of Baltimore County and the executive director of the Carole Cascio Fund For Mind Movement Dance Connections.

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