School Principal – Peggy Petteway
Peggy Petteway is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida State University. Born in Orlando, she began her training at the School of Performing Arts and continued through the apprentice program of Southern Ballet Theatre under the direction of Barbara Riggins.
Ms. Petteway has danced principal roles in a wide range of classical and contemporary ballets with Bay Ballet Theatre, Southern Ballet Theatre, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Chautauqua Dance Company, and Pennsylvania Ballet.
From 1999-2010 Ms. Petteway danced for American Repertory Ballet under artistic director Graham Lustig. At ARB she appeared in The Eyes That Gently Touch, Opposites Distract, Lambarena, – a part between parts –, and Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra Suite and Bakers Dozen. Her ravishing line and musicality were featured in Lustig’s Borderlines, Paramour, Silkscreens, and Uncertain Steps while her comic talents seen as Regina in Cinderella, Bianca in The Shrew, and Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She created roles in Amy Seiwert’s Monopoly, Kirk Peterson’s Fandango Furioso and Roses and Clover, and many of Mr. Lustig’s works, most recently she was honored with his creation of Caprice.
We are very excited to welcome Peggy into our administrative staff as our new School Principal!