Pete Shenton

Pete Shenton

Co-Artistic Director of New Art Club, Pete has been touring nationally and internationally with their critically acclaimed shows This Is Modern, Electric tales, Jokes and Dance Jokes and The Visible Men for over seven years to wide critical acclaim.

 Over the last 14 years Pete has developed a reputation as a choreographer, writer, performer and teacher in dance and dance theatre.  In 1994 he graduated from DeMontfort University with a first class degree in Performing Arts. He subsequently worked in Europe with companies such as ContreCour and Teater Tango and in the UK with Vincent Dance Theatre and Motionhouse.

In recent years Pete has directed The Three Graces for Laurie Lorry Theatre Company created commissions for Dance Umbrella, Home Ale, Probe, Fan Club and Scottish Dance Theatre and co-choreographed New Art Club’s The Short Still Show, which reached the final of The Place Prize for choreography.

He was commissioned by Dance4 to create a version of Thomas Lehmann’s Schreibstuck, broadcast on TV in Tim Supple’s film Twelfth Night and performed and movement directed for theatre company Metro Boulot Dodo.

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