Corps de Ballet
Alexander Peters began his training at the Allegheny Ballet Academy under the direction of Cristin Burwell, Cherie Noble, and Richard Cook. Mr. Peters continued his training with the School of American Ballet from 2007-2010 where he was a recipient of the 2010 Mae L. Wein Award for Outstanding Promise and the Andrei Kramarevsky Scholarship created by Peter Boal. While at SAB, Mr. Peters had the privilege of participating in several New York Choreographic Institute programs as well as performing in the 2008 Jerome Robbins Celebration and the annual SAB Workshops. Mr. Peters spent a summer with the Royal Danish Ballet after receiving a scholarship from the Danish American Society. He also was a recipient of the Princess Grace Award in 2008 and was named a “Dancer to Watch” in Dance Spirit Magazine’s December 2009 issue.
From 2010-2011, Mr. Peters danced with the Kansas City Ballet under the direction of William Whitener where he performed several George Balanchine ballets including Mozartiana and Slaughter on Tenth Avenue. He also originated the title role in the world premiere of Whitener’s Tom Sawyer.
Mr. Peters performed with Pennsylvania Ballet as a guest artist in Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée in 2011. He joined the Company as an Apprentice for the 2011-2012 season and was promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2012. He has performed featured roles in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Soldier, Tea, and Candy Cane) and Matthew Neenan’s 11:11 (Poses), Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan (Peter Pan), and N.Y Export: Opus Jazz (Statics).