Deanna Peters | Mutable Subject | Dance Artist | email

I create, perform and produce for stage, screen, web, print, specific sites and beyond. Please see my current and past projects.

I have co-authored projects with:

multimedia artist Ahmed Khalil
dance artist, writer Alexa Mardon
dance artists plastic orchid factory
filmmaker Aya Garcia
dance artist, basketball player Katie Lowen
drummer Ben Brown
dance artist Justine A. Chambers
drummer Stuart Sproule
composer, electroacoustic musician, instrument builder Paul Paroczai

As well as self- and co-producing, since 2003 my projects have been presented with:

An Exact Vertigo / Unit/Pitt Projects
American Dance Festival
Art For Impact
Arts Umbrella
Brief Encounters
Canadian Society For Dance Studies
Dances For A Small Stage
The Dance Centre
Dance In Vancouver
Dancing on the Edge
Dance: Made in/Fait au Canada
EDAM Dance
Live Wednesdays / The Emerald
Expanse Festival
Here To Go
Firehall Arts Centre
Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award
Modus Operandi
New Dance Horizons
New Works
Series 8:08
SFU Woodward's
Skinny Fat Jacks
Tara Cheyenne Performance
Twelve Minutes Max
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver International Dance Festival
Velocity Dance Center

A professional performer since 2003, I have worked with artists from dance, theatre, music, film and visual art:

Barbara Bourget
Heidi Bunting
Peter Chin
Bill Coleman
Co. Erasga/Alvin Tolentino
Daniel Conrad
Paul-André Fortier
Emmalena Fredriksson
Vanessa Goodman
Karen Jamieson Dance
Kinesis Dance Soma Theatro
Kokoro Dance Theatre
Ziyian Kwan
LINK Dance
Diego Maranan
Mascall Dance
Tanya Marquardt
Layla Marcelle Mrozowski
Roxanne Nesbitt
plastic orchid factory
Julia Sasso
The Story of Force and Motion
Daisy Thompson

Since 2008, I host shows, parties, training initiatives & other events:

Interplay 2017
House Dance Fridays
House Dance Mondays
Amanda Acorn’s multiform
Daisy Thompson’s Cap Choreo
Interplay 2016
Saucer Shaker
DOTE Closing Night Party
Sask Social #3
Performing Arts Curation Meetups
Summer Sask Social
Sask Social
Working Class 2010–12
Way Out West 2011
Here To Go 3
Here To Go 2
BLOOM 2009
Here To Go
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A dance teacher since I was 16 in my hometown of Saskatoon, I have taught in various contexts for:

Co. Erasga
Contemporary Technique Series
Dance Saskatchewan
Goh Ballet
Harbour Dance Centre
Helix Youth Company
Kokoro Dance Theatre
Made In BC Youth Initiative
MAMM: Music and Movement Mondays
Mascall Dance
Mirror Dance Program
Modus Operandi
New Dance Horizons
New Works
Polymer Dance
Youth Ballet and Contemporary Dance of Saskatchewan
Working Class

I have been commissioned to create works with/for youth:

Arts Umbrella
Dance Saskatchewan
Helix Dance Theatre Company
Industry Dance Training Program
Modus Operandi
The Story of Force and Motion
True Colours

I have benefitted greatly from the mentorship of:

Barbara Bourget
Heidi Bunting
Paul-André Fortier
Martin Inthamoussù
Ziyian Kwan
Jennifer Mascall
Helen Walkley

I have worked as outside eye, rehearsal director and production assistant with/for:

Justine A. Chambers & Josh Hite
Full Circle: First Nations Performance/Talking Stick Festival
Jeanette Kotowich
Ziyian Kwan
Mascall Dance
Modus Operandi
Diego Romero

It's all dance: