Peter Sciscioli

United states

Peter Sciscioli is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary performer, creator, educator and producer whose work encompasses dance, music, theater and film.

Since 1997 he has been creating performance works through a choreographic lens with a wide variety of collaborators for concert, site-specific and theater venues around the world. In 2008, he created Peter Sciscioli Performance Projects, and in 2012 founded the International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium, a network of artists and producers working across disciplines and cultures.

Peter has worked extensively with composer/singer/director Meredith Monk in a variety of capacities including performer, rehearsal assistant and producer, since 2003.

He is a co-founder of The M6: Meredith Monk Music Third Generation, helping to preserve Ms. Monk’s extraordinary musical legacy.

He has also performed in work by such luminaries as Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Ping Chong, DD Dorvillier, Daria Faïn, Philip Glass and Mary Zimmerman, Susan Marshall, Fiona Templeton, and as a member of Jane Comfort and Company (2004-2010) in U.S. and European venues including BAM, Barbican Centre, City Center, Goodman Theatre and The Joyce Theater.

From 1996-2002, Peter was also a performer and choreographer with the Chicago Moving Company and Hedwig Dances in Chicago, Illinois.

Peter’s interdisciplinary works and collaborations have been presented throughout New York City and Chicago and in various cities throughout the U.S., Latin and South America and Eastern Europe. He has been a resident choreographer at The Yard, White Oak Plantation, Earthdance, the National School of Dance in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and the Zagreb Student Center-Culture of Change in Croatia. Peter has recently received project support from the U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Dance Theater Workshop/New York Live Arts, Movement Research and the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

As a teacher, Peter has offered his approach to Voice as Movement at numerous American universities, in Mexico, as a LEIMAY LUDUS Guest Teacher (2016-present) at CAVE in Williamsburg, and as the voice teacher for the Trinity/La MaMa Performing Arts Semester program (2011-2016) in New York. He has offered vocal coaching to company members of such choreographers as Jane Comfort, Juliana F. May, Milka Djordjevich, Maré Hieronimus, Elisabeth Motley, Edisa Weeks/Delirious Dances and Yackez (Larissa and Jon Velez-Jackson). 

Currently Peter is continuing his work as Communications/Education Consultant for Meredith Monk, teaching his Voice as Movement classes through Movement Research as co-initiator of The Sounding Body series, and developing his research at home and abroad. Since Summer 2012, Peter has also served as curator and facilitator of the International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium residency and Moving Arts Lab at Earthdance.