choreographer and director Peter Leung
trained as a dancer at The Royal Ballet School. He danced with the Bayerisches Staatsballett, Le Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon and Dutch National Ballet. Peter is one of the creative directors of House of Makers, an interdisciplinary arts company with a focus on the creation of interdisciplinary performance art. Since January 2017 Peter is affiliated with the Dutch National Ballet as a Young Creative Associate. In this role he has been pushing the boundaries of the classical ballet art form, with an aim to keep an eye on the past and a foot in the future.
As a choreographer he has created work for Dutch National Ballet, Origen Cultural Festival, van Gogh Museum, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam Kunsthal, as well as video, stage work and site specific performances. He has studied as a film maker at the New York Film Academy as well as Central Saint Martins and the Fotoacademie as a photographer with the idea that all image making are forms of story telling. In 2017 he created several works including Persona for Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company and a new work for Ij-Salon to music by Beat Furrer. In March 2017 House of Makers presented work-in-progress at Ostade A'dam as part of their on-going research and development into creating interdisciplinary performance.
Peter created the first virtual reality ballet 'Night Fall', which was critically praised by journalists "as a moment in dance history". 'Night Fall' brought ballet to a wide and diverse audience ranging from ballet to technology fans.
Peter has worked as a choreographer / movement coach and creative consultant for film, fashion and photography campaigns including Tommy Hillfiger, Hans Ubbink, Sissy Boy, David Laport, KLM, Lancôme, Barbara Langendijk (Mercedez Benz Amsterdam Fashion Week).