Craig Peterson, Invited Artist Faculty (2011) and Institutional Partner (2018–present)

Craig T. Peterson is the Artistic Director of Abrons Arts Center, joined the staff at Abrons in September 2016. Previously he was the Director of Programs at Gibney Dance, a multi-faceted center for dance and performance development, training, and presentation in New York City. From 2009 – 2013, Peterson was the Director and Producer of the annual Philly Fringe Festival, a three-week city-wide festival featuring the work of more than 200 performing artists and companies. During this time he also launched and directed the Live Arts Brewery (LAB), a research and development program supporting long term residencies and engagement activities for local and national artists. For ten years he served on the staff of Dance Theater Workshop, one of America’s preeminent contemporary performing arts institutions based in NYC.