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August 2013


Click here to download the
Summer 2013 KPD Newsletter


July 2012


Click here to download the
KPD Newsletter– The End of the Season 2011-12 Final Report


March 2012



The 6th Talent Showcase – Inclusive Dance: March 2012
Facilitated by Karen Peterson and Dancers

375 teens with special needs in performance at Booker T Washington SHS and
the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center KPD team teachers: Lina Ferrera, Lucia
Lund, Jennifer Smallwood, Jenny Larsson, Joanne Barrett, Karen Peterson

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February 2012

December 2011December 2011

Grant Awards and Links to Press and Media Stories
Karen Peterson and Dancers Inc 2011- 2012

John and James L Knight Award – Dec 2011
CEF APAP Travel Award (for Bosnia) – Dec 2011
Citizens Interested in the Arts Award – Jan 2012
Coldwell Bankers Award – Feb 2012
The Miami Salon Group – Feb 2012
Power2Give – Feb 2012






December 2011


Click here to download the 2010-2011 Newsletter


March 2011



KDP’s 2010 - 2011 Newsletter is available with pictures and information about our dynamite December performance at the Byron Carlyle, our January cultural exchange program with Bosnian dancers and upcoming Booker T. Washington Senior High performance with 200 special needs children.
Click here to download the 2010-2011 Newsletter


Also check out this in-depth interview by ArtburstMiami with Karen Peterson about our most recent International Cultural Exchange program, where Balkan dancers joined KPD in workshops and performances

Click here to see the video

February 2011


Karen Peterson was awarded a 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the New World School of the Arts for her contributions to the growth and development of the arts in
Miami-Dade. It was presented at the Dance Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show
Feb. 13, 2011.

Please click here to see the ceremony and Karen’s acceptance speech (16mb quicktime)

December 2010


Miamiartzine.com Article - December 17,2010:
Karen Peterson & Dancers Riveting at the Byron Carlyle


May 2009

In case you missed the KPD concert in 2009 please see what performancejournalism.com has to say about the company and new work.

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Would you like to be part of Karen Peterson & Dancers' evolving vision? We are currently looking for engaged, pro active
board directors / advisors for 2011 season. Come On Board!

Karen Peterson Corash Diane de Vries Ashley Cynthia Henley Sheryl DeGreff Abi Watts-Fitzgerald

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“Karen Peterson and Dancers is funded in part by: “the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Challenge, helping bring South Florida together through the arts” by The Children's Trust. The Trust a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County, by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, the Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners, by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts." Supported in part by: Coldwell Bankers, The Mildred Pallas Levenson Dance Foundation, Miami Salon Group.  Citizens Interested in the Arts, the Whitten Foundation, CEP APAP Travel Award and Power2Give

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