Smida Peter


Contemporary dance / Dancer

A native of Kingston, Ontario, Peter began His professional ballet training at the age of 16 at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. Having studied there with the support of scholarships, including the Paddy Stone Scholarship for Choreography, he graduated in 2007 before joining the aspirant program. Prior to joining Ballet BC, he performed with the RWB and Ballet Victoria. Now in his third season with Ballet BC, Peter has had the pleasure of performing works by choreographers such as Twyla Tharp, John Alleyne, Emily Molnar, Crystal Pite and Itzik Galili. In the summer of 2009, he worked on the creation of a new work by Donald Sales, which was performed in Toronto. Peter also had the once in a lifetime opportunity of being one of the several Ballet BC dancers who took part in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremonies. This Past summer, Peter was a member of the Banff Summer Arts Festival where he performed excerpts from three works by Jiri Kylian and a new creation by Kevin O\'Day. Peter would like to thank his family for their incredible and constant support.

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