Paula J. Peters



Paula J. Peters is an Assistant Professor of Dance at SUNY Fredonia. Her research explores the many facets of jazz dance aesthetics, and pedagogy methods which serve all types of learners. Her choreography has been presented at Men In Dance, Cornish Dance Theater, University of Washington, University at Buffalo, American College Dance Association and International Dance Day Festival, Lebanon. She has presented original research at New York State Dance Education Association, Dance Studies Association, and National Dance Education Organization national conferences, and her scholarship has been published in Seattle Dance Magazine and Dance Education in Practice. She has served on the faculties of Cornish College of the Arts, Cornish Preparatory Dance, University of Washington, and Pacific Lutheran University. Prior to entering academia, she was a principal member Spectrum Dance Theater (1991-2005), performing and restaging works by choreographers of national prominence.