Corps de Ballet
Alexander Peters began his training at Deborah Anthony's 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 was named a “Dancer to Watch” in Dance Spirit Magazine’s December 2009 issue and was featured as a "Dancer Spotlight" in the April 2013 issue of Pointe Magazine. In 2008, he received a Princess Grace Award. From 2010-2011, Mr. Peters danced with 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.
In 2011, Mr. Peters performed with Pennsylvania Ballet as a guest artist in Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée. He joined the Company as an Apprentice in November 2011 and was promoted to Corps de Ballet in April 2012. He has performed featured roles in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Soldier, Tea, and Candy Cane) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck and Oberon), Twyla Tharp's Push Comes to Shove, Matthew Neenan’s 11:11 (Poses), Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan (Peter Pan), Robbins’ N.Y Export: Opus Jazz (Statics), and Giselle (Peasant Pas de Deux). He originated a featured role in Neenan's Beside Them, they dwell.
Additionally, Mr. Peters has performed as a guest artist with Tom Gold Dance and Dance Theater of Pennsylvania. In August 2013, he performed with BalletX at the Joyce Theater in New York City.