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.”