Peter Robert WRIGHT

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1926-11-25
Education Bedales, Leighton Park Sch Reading
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Recreations music, theatre
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Style Sir Peter Wright, CBE
Career dancer Ballets Jooss and Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet 1947-55, ballet master Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet and teacher Royal Ballet Sch 1955-58, ballet master Stuttgart Ballet 1960-63, guest prodr BBC TV 1963-65, freelance choreographer and prodr 1965-69, assoc dir Royal Ballet 1970-76, dir Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet (relocated and renamed The Birmingham Royal Ballet in 1990) 1976-95 (dir laureate 1995-); special prof Sch of Performance Studies Univ of Birmingham 1990-; pres Benesh Inst of Choreology; vice-pres: Myashthenia Gravis Assoc, Royal Acad of Dance; Hon DMus Univ of London 1990, Hon DLitt Univ of Birmingham 1994; fell Birmingham Conservatoire of Music 1991; >ir< noted for prodns of 19th century classical ballets incl The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, and Coppélia, for most major cos in Europe, The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Dutch and Canadian Nat Ballets, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The Houston Ballet, Ballet de Rio de Janeiro, Stuttgart Ballet, Bavarian State Opera Ballet, Vienna State Opera Ballet, Star Dancers Ballet Tokyo, Ballet of the Colon Theatre Buenos Aires, Royal Swedish Ballet, Ballet de Santiago, Staatsballett Karlsruhe, Aust Ballet; >ir< The Mirror Walkers, The Great Peacock, A Blue Rose, Dance Macabre, Summertide, Namouna, Designs for Dancers, Quintet, Summer's Night, El Amor Brujo; >ir< Standard Award for Most Outstanding Achievement in Ballet 1981, John Newson Award for Greatest Contribution to Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet 1988, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award Royal Acad of Dance 1990, Digital Premier Award 1991, Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Arts 1995, Nat Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement 2004, Critics Circle Centenary Award for Services to the Arts (Dance) 1913-2013 2013
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Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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