Peter Powlus has worked in musical theater, television, radio, film, opera, dinner theater, theme parks, historical drama, mime theater, children’s theater, fashion shows, industrials, and repertory dance with numerous esteemed companies. As a choreographer, Peter has created work for over 20 highly regarded dance companies and won many accolades, including the Regional Dance America William Habich Award for Choreography.
Peter’s teaching experience is equally diverse and extensive. He has frequently been a guest teacher/choreographer at the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program and has participated in workshops throughout the region, including Greenville Ballet, Tennessee Dance Association, and University of South Carolina Summer Dance Institute.
Peter was the jazz dance instructor for the 1991 and 1996 Southeast Region RDA Festivals, where his singular technique and style were offered to hundreds of students from throughout the southeast. Peter has served the Georgia community as a member of the Georgia Council for the Arts Dance Panel for Organizational Grants and on the Greater Augusta Arts Council, who presented him with the Individual Artist of the Year Award for 2006, having been nominated by his peers.
Peter enjoys frequent voice acting opportunities and continues to teach tap, jazz, modern, and musical theater, as well as the occasional Intro to Stage Combat and Renaissance Swordplay class.