Photo by Zach Handler
Photo by Zach Handler

Britta Joy Peterson is a choreographer, collaborator and educator. A native of the thriving Minneapolis arts community, BJP is an east-coast-based creative with projects produced at venues such as Dance Place—Washington, DC, Sonics Immersive Media Lab—London, UK, Triskelion Arts—Brooklyn, NY, Imagination Stage—Bethesda, MD, Tempe Center for the Arts—Tempe, AZ, Paramount Theatre—St. Cloud, MN, SLSAeu—Basel, Switzerland, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts—Washington, DC, Joe Goode Annex—San Francisco, CA,  iStage at the ASU Synthesis Center—Tempe, AZ, Arts and Society Conference—Paris, FR. BJP’s current research interests includes the prioritization of macro structure in the choreographic act, design integration, intersections between movement and responsive media, and curricular design for the dynamic arts environment. BJP also specializes in dance for the theatrical stage, developing fresh material for classic plays and musicals, and devising choreographies and movement languages for new theatre works. Currently, BJP is a 2019 DC Commission Arts and Humanities Fellow, 2020-2022 Dance Place Artist in Residence, is choreographing several new works, regularly teaches across the nation, and is the Director of Dance at American University in Washington DC. She holds her BA in Dance and Communications, magna cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College and her MFA in Dance, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University.



Britta Joy Peterson, Choreographer

Olivia Weber, Project Manager

Evan Anderson, Lighting Designer