Boston based Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion (PDM) creates dance and dance/theatre, often translating the humane within everyday lives performance.
The company of dancer/collaborators is adept in multiple movement and performance techniques and span an age-range of five decades. Guests collaborators are often engaged and have included professional dancers with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ and immigrant communities, creating a rare communicative power.
Performances can be grand spectacles on-site, miniature, intimate dances on table tops, or more traditional performances on stages. Residency and workshop engagement parallels the company’s processes in rehearsal, allowing creative process and movement to be a catalyst for self-discovery, collaboration and, literally and figuratively, moving forward.
PDM has been supported in residencies at the Boston Center for the Arts, The Yard, Vermont Performance Lab, Boston Dance Alliance, Villa Victoria Cultural Center/South End (through support from New England Foundation’s Creative City grant), Boston Center for the Arts and The Dance Complex, where Peter is the Executive Artistic Director. A former artistic director/collaborator with the Dance Exchange, founded by MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Liz Lerman, Peter has created works with professional movers as well as with communities throughout the US and abroad. He is the 2018 Choreographer in Residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.