Position: Q Dance, Artistic Director
Affiliation with organization: 2010 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2014 – Present
Peter Quanz choreographed for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet company while a first year student at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. Then, Mr. Quanz went on to create works for the Mariinsky Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, the Royal Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Hong Kong Ballet, the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, and the National Ballet of Canada. After creating In Tandem for the Guggenheim Museum’s Works & Process series, Mr. Quanz founded Q DANCE, a choreographic laboratory to develop new repertoire. Mr. Quanz is a recipient of the Clifford E. Lee Award, and a beneficiary of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Chalmers Foundation, and the Judy and Henny Jurriens Choreographic Fellowship.