• Peter Parker

  • Ballet Tutor

  • Peter Parker trained at the Central School of Ballet under Christopher Gable, from here he graduated into Northern Ballet Theatre. From 1988-1994 he danced in all of the companies repertoire including Coppelia, Don Quixote, Memoir Imaginare and Strange Meeting by Michael Pink, Simple Man, Lipizzaner and The Bronte’s by Gillian LynnAs principle of the company other roles included Albrecht from Giselle, Siegfried in Swan Lake, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, the Prince in Cinderella, La Corsaire pas de deux and the Grand pas de deux from Don Quixote.

    In 1994 Peter moved to France and danced as principle dancer with Ballet Du Rhin. This gave him the opportunity to dance a large variation of neo classical repertoire as well as many traditional ballets such as Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Nutcracker, La Sylphide and La Fille Mal Garde all of which Peter danced principle roles.

    Guesting performances have included Nutcracker Pas De deux for Nevada Ballet and The Rite of Spring with Ballet Bejart. Peter also created three pieces for Ballet Du Rhin (Bird in the Hand, Bitter Harvest and Memoir Perdu).  Peter has taught at the Northern Ballet School and Kate Simmons School, Derby Academy and is a guest teacher at International Summer Schools.  In 2010 he created a new full length Nutcracker for Manchester City Ballet.  Peter is one half of the duo Bitter Harvest who appeared in Got to Dance 2014 and were finalists on Britains Got Talent 2016.  Peter along with his wife Shannon run their own associate program Midlands Associate and are co-directors of OPES International Classical summer school. 

     

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