photo credit: Ian Douglass

Peggy Cheng

Peggy H. Cheng is the Director of Development at Danspace Project. During Peggy’s tenure Danspace has undergone a successful leadership transition and launched several new initiatives including the Choreographic Center Without Walls, its PLATFORM programs, and a partnership with Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance. She has served on funding panels for the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, and New York State Council on the Arts, as well as on selection panels for Newsteps (Chen Dance Center), Fresh Tracks (New York Live Arts), and curated Food for Thought (Danspace Project) programs. She has performed in the work of Maura Nguyen Donohue since 1993 and with Yanira Castro/a canary torsi, among many other choreographers/directors over the last 20+ years. Peggy received a B.A. in English from Vassar College, and a M.A. in Dance & Dance Education from the NYU Steinhardt School.

Past Classes & Events

Studies Project: Does the Dance Field Make Room for Dancer-Parents?

April 29, 2017