Santa Barbara Dance Theater; Photo by Brandon Whited
Santa Barbara Dance Theater; Photo by Brandon Whited

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Peggy Baker
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Peggy Baker

Peggy Baker has been a vivid presence in contemporary dance for four decades, performing internationally in the work of Lar Lubovitch, Mark Morris (with Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project), Doug Varone, Tere O’Connor, Molissa Fenley, and Charles Moulton (NY); Fortier Danse-Creation (Montreal); Dancemakers and Toronto Dance Theatre. She established Peggy Baker Dance Projects in 1990, and for the first 20 years she dedicated herself to solo performance, winning rapturous praise for the eloquence and depth of her dancing. Among her many honours are The Order of Canada, the Carsen Prize, the Premiere’s Award, the Governor General’s Award, Honorary Doctorates from York and the University of Calgary, and 5 Doras. She is Artist-in-Residence at Canada’s National Ballet School and a 2017 fellow of the Bogliasco Foundation in Liguria, Italy.

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