Peter Pucci creates movement. With extensive credits in theater, ballet, modern dance, and dance education, Pucci is one of the most sought-after choreographers working today. Pucci is a Drama Desk Award Nominee for Outstanding Choreography and a Lucille Lortel Awardee for Outstanding Choreographer for his work on Queens Boulevard. Pucci also received a Drama Desk Award for his work on The Orphans’ Home Cycle.
Pucci’s 2015 productions include: Desire, directed by Michael Wilson Off Broadway at 59E59, One Man, Two Guvnors, directed by Gregory Boyd at The Alley Theater and Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Ethan McSweeney at The Shakespeare Company in Washington, DC. Recent projects include: Antony and Cleopatra directed by Emily Mann at the McCarter Theater; Neil LaBute’s new play, Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney at MCC Theater NYC; Horton Foote’s, The Old Friends, directed by Michael Wilson at The Alley Theater; Dracula and As You Like It both directed by Gregory Boyd at Alley Theater and a dance film: Swag n’ Bach: A Path To Choreography which premiered at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Recent dance company commissions include the world premiere of Dream On By with music by Paul Simon for the State Street Ballet in California, Pucci:SPORT for the New Mexico Ballet, and new ballets for Dance Theater of Harlem and the Dance Company at the University of California in Santa Barbara.
Pucci continues his work as Artist in Residence at Manhattanville College and as guest artist at the Juilliard School in NYC. Pucci is also a Trustee Host for the Dance On Film Series at Jacob Burns Film Center.