Peter London: The Man Behind the Vision

 

A native of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, Peter London is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Peter London Global Dance Company. Regarded by the Miami Herald as “a revered and beloved dance teacher,” London is an honors graduate of The Julliard School and serves as a professor of dance at Miami-Dade College / New World School of the Arts. He is also an active mentor to some of the biggest stars in professional dance such as principal dancer Jamar Roberts of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Lloyd Knight and Mariya Dashkina Maddux of the historic Martha Graham Dance Company, and La Michael Leonard of New York City’s Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company.

 

 

Peter London, world renowned dancer/choreographer, is launching his company: The Peter London Global Dance Theater (PLGDT), Inc., in residence at The Little Haiti Cultural Center. PLGDT exists to honor and promote the local dance talent representative of the multicultural heritage existing in South Florida, whose tremendous gifts can be fully realized and shared with local and global audiences. Peter London is currently a professor of dance at The Miami-Dade College/ New World School of the Arts, Miami, Florida. Mr. London is a native of Trinidad, where he was lauded for his early mastery of traditional and classical dance. Peter is a graduate of the Julliard School of Dance where he was the first recipient of the Martha Hill Prize for “Outstanding Leadership and Achievement in Dance”. He is a former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, where he maintains an ongoing relationship. Most recently, Peter represented Janet Eilber, Artistic Director, Martha Graham Dance Company, as a judge at the International Modern Dance Competition, Seoul, Korea, summer 2011. Peter’s students have reached the pinnacle of modern dance and one, Robert Battle, currently artistic director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater says, “As a former student of Peter London, I can say, without doubt, that he is a great teacher, coach, and mentor…[he] is truly a great asset and treasure to the world of dance.”

Board of Directors

Clarissa V. WillisInterim President & Treasurer

Angel RefuseSecretary

Roget Bryan, Esq.

Viviane Gutter

Susanne HaaseChair of Communications


Advisory Board

Meredith PorteChair

John Yearwood

Kirsten Kuhnert

Nelson Garcia

Desmond Alufohai CMP  

Lorna Owens,  Esq.      

Dianne Williams  

Lee Damus

Carole Ann Taylor

Zachariah Evangelista, Esq. Chair, Young Professionals Group

Our Dancers.

 

The Dancers of Peter London Global Dance Company  comprise a melting pot of talent from various cultures around the world, each with their own unique style and educational training.  Guided  by Peter London,  Founder, Artistic Director and Choreographer, these magnificent  dancers bring their unique gifts to the company, making for an engaging and dynamic experience for our patrons and guests.

 

 

PLGDC Team Members

 

Our dedicated and supportive team is the engine behind PLGDC

 

  • Peter Stephen Bedeau London, Founder & Artistic Director
  • Alexandra Sienkiewicz, Chief Operating Officer
  • Jamal Booth, Executive Assistant to Artistic Director
  • Ashley TrappAccounting Manager
  • Pola Reydburd, Grant Writer
  • Gracie Maya, Grant Administrator
  • Joshua Gumbinner, Lighting Designer
  • Gregory Reed/Carlos Valdivieso, Photographer
  • Carlos Ocha, Videographer