Tutus & Tango

Peter Base

Born in Westlake Ohio, Peter began dance training in Greenville South Carolina at Greenville Ballet, under the tutelage of Andrew and Merry Kuharsky, where he continued to study through high school, adding training at the Fine Arts Center of Greenville. Peter has studied at the Orlando Ballet School, and with Nashville Ballet as a trainee. Afterwards Peter danced with Brevard Ballet Theatre in their 2007-2008 season. He moved back to Greenville to dance for seven seasons with Carolina Ballet Theatre, under the Artistic Direction of Hernan Justo. Peter is currently in his third season dancing with Rochester City Ballet under the direction of David Palmer. He was privileged to be invited in 2013 and 2015 to work with the Yoko Kasai Ballet Studio in Fujinomiya, Japan.
Favorite roles include the Bluebird Pas de Deux from Sleeping Beauty, the men’s regiment in Balanchine’s Stars & Stripes, True Blue Down Home, by Francesca Genovese, and Dwight Rhoden’s Beatlejuice.

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