Karen Peterson Corash’s “curiosity in dance making” has helped her company, Karen Peterson Dancers, thrive for close to 30 years. The organization claims the distinction of being “Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dance...

September 24, 2019

For the second year, the Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference, presented by Karen Peterson and Dancers, takes flight in Miami, bringing renowned dance companies from all over the world.


Fans new to dance performances featuring artists with d...

June 19, 2019

A lot of people talk the talk, but Karen Peterson & Dancers walks the walk as a full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities. Peterson — KPD's founder, president, and artistic director — didn't start out as...

Although I use a wheelchair, dance is an essential part of who I am. I communicate and express myself through movement to tell stories about being human, about who we are.


I have always felt a need to dance and create work for dancers and that need has taken me all ove...

The definition of inclusive: Including the specified extremes or limits as well as the area between them.

“Inclusive dance has taken a huge step in artistic recognition on a national and international level over the last 30 years because of the giant leaps in dance trai...

Respect. Equality. Inclusion. These are tenets that should be upheld in all facets of life. Karen Peterson, founder and artistic director of Karen Peterson and Dancers, is working for dancers with disabilities to be respected and included in the contemporary dance worl...

Miami será la sede de la primera edición de FORWARD MOTION del 26 al 29 de septiembre, un evento de danza producido por Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) que merece ser celebrado doblemente como hito histórico y estimulante punto de partida.

“Con el apoyo generoso por do...

Although I use a wheelchair, dance is an essential part of who I am. I communicate and express myself through movement to tell stories about being human, about who we are.

I have always felt a need to dance and create work for dancers and that need has taken me all over...

September 24, 2018

Miami, 23 sep (EFE).- "Si tienes cuerpo, puedes bailar", dice a Efe el bailarín parapléjico puertorriqueño Jean Pablo Crespo Rodríguez, quien la semana próxima participará en Miami en el primer festival anual Forward Motion, de danza inclusiva e integrada.

Cuando tenía...

August 18, 2018

Forward Motion, a four-day festival celebrating and showcasing physically-integrated dance, is coming to the Miami-Dade County Auditorium September 26-29. Featured dance troupes include London’s Candoco Dance Company, San Francisco Bay’s AXIS Dance Company and Tampa’s...

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