staff member PeterDingle

Peter Dingle Panellist/Empowerment Through a Healthy Mindset During Transition

Peter graduated with honours from the National Ballet School in 1996, then completed his Diploma of Dance at the Hamburg Ballet School before embarking on a successful career with The Hamburg Ballet under John Neumeier where he performed such notable roles as King Arthur in The Saga of King Arthur, Flute/Thisbe and Bottom/Pyramus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tybalt, Paris and Lorenzo in Romeo and Juliet and leading roles in Cinderella, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Giselle, and St Matthew’s Passion.  Peter created roles in the ballets The Seagull, Preludes CV, Parsifal - Episodes and Echo, Christmas Oratorio, Le Pavillon d’Armide, Stimme der Nacht, Nachtwanderung, and Verklungene Feste, all John Neumeier, as well as Beautiful FreakMarco Goecke and Wege, Yukichi Hattori. During his career he also worked with other world renowned choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek and Christopher Wheeldon.

In his time at NBS, Peter was the recipient of the Peter Dwyer Scholarship, 1995 and the Lawrence Haskett Memorial Scholarship Award, 1996.  In his graduating year he was a member of the original cast of Yondering, which was the foundation for his move to Germany.

Peter performed in theatres around the world in cities such as Paris, New York, St Petersburg, Vienna, Tokyo, Buenos Aires and Hong Kong and was a guest artist at the Iwamizawa Arts and Music Festival in 2001, the Karajan-Musikpreis-Gala in 2007, the Deutscher Jubilaeums Tanzpreis in 2008, the Deutschen Tanzpreis in 2010 and the National Ballet School’s 50th Anniversary Spring Showcase in 2010.
During the final few years of his dancing career, Peter completed foundation level certificates in accounting and after retiring from the stage, he moved to England with his wife Georgina and daughter Sophia, where he embarked on a career in the leisure industry, first as a personal trainer, then moving upwards into his current role of Duty Manager.