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Peter Pleyer studied after some years as actor in German theater, dance at the “European dance development centre” / art academy Arnhem, NL. He worked as dancer and choreographic assistant with Yoshiko Chuma, New York and Mark Tompkins, Paris. Since his studies long time collaborator with Eszter Gál: choreography and improvisation (performances at the New York impro festival, Paris celebration of 20 years contact improvisation…). The duet “practice what you preach” focuses on the foundation of their work/relationship and was performed in many countries in Europe including Russia and Poland. In Holland Peter choreographed his own dances (a.o. participant at the choreography competition Groningen). In 2000 Peter has moved to Berlin, with a big interest in the theoretical studies of dance and dance making. He is frequently asked to supervise and coach performance projects in Germany and Sweden, with a focus on new methods in dance training and composition - where improvisation plays an essential role. Here he developed “choreographing books” a lecture/installation, with his view on the development of dance studies in the US and Europe and sharing fascination with dance books and writing. He helped to create a dance education for contemporary choreography in Berlin and is member of “Veronika Blumstein Group” an artist and science collective, that researches the work of an invented polish choreographer. Since 2007 Peter is a director of Tanztage Berlin. In February 2009 Peter was a guest of Stary Browar and made a special coaching for young applicants for residency project SOLO PROJECT 2009.