WHO ARE SHANNON & PETER?
Shannon’s love of ballet started at the age of 4. There began her journey that took her to be a Principal Dancer with three of the world's biggest Ballet Companies starting with San Francisco Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre and Ballet du Rhin. Shannon has had the privilege of working with some of the greatest choreographers in the dance world and has danced extensively in the Balanchine and Forsythe repertoire as well as creating numerous roles throughout her career.
It was during her time at Northern Ballet Theatre that Shannon met Peter. Shannon and Peter teach and choreograph Internationally as well as run their own Associate programme Midlands Associates and are co-directors of their International Summer School, PS International.
Peter starting dancing at the age of ten. He feels in love with the physical demands and discipline required in this beautiful art form. Peter was a principal dancer with Northern Ballet and Ballet Du Rhin. It was while at Northern Ballet he meets Shannon, who not only would be a dance partner but his partner in life.
They had the opportunity to dance full-length ballets together along with neo-classical pieces. After retiring from performing Peter began teaching. This gave him the opportunity to pass down the knowledge and skills to the next generation of dancers.
SHANNON & PETER
Shannon & Peter are quite simply two of the UK's most loved ballet dancers. With careers in performance and creation that have spanned over two decades and continue to dazzle across all entertainment genres from television to theatre, this couple are spearheading the way for ballet dance both in the UK and across the world.