Departures and Arrivals



Peter Savel
Brussels, Belgium

Peter has a BA in dance pedagogy from the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava. He finished P.A.R.T.S. research cycle in summer 2010 (generation 8). Peter is recently based in Brussels. He regularly teaches across Europe. Since 2011 he collaborates closely with the Belgian based choreographer Pierre Droulers ( In 2013 he also started to work with Salva Sanchis ( In 2014 he became an artist in residence at Charleroi Danses.
A duet created with his P.A.R.T.S. ex-classmate Stanislav Dobák called “One for you, two for me” was chosen for the prestigious contemporary dance festival in Frankfurt within the network Aerowaves 2010. Their other work “Much to much” received a prize for light design at the KIOSK festival 2011 in Slovakia. Their last work “Much more than nothing” created with the Czech group MeSa has been selected as on of the top priority companies for the network Aerowaves 2013 and presented at the Spring Forward festival in Zurich (
His piece “Shifts” premiered in March 2013 in Belgium with the Slovak pianist Kamil Mihalov is a solo on J.S.Bachs Goldberg variations. With the amazing Czech dancer Tereza Ondrova, he created the piece “Boys who like to play with dolls”, working around the theme of gender and it`s stereotypes. The piece has been very successful at the Spring forward festival in Umea 2014 as a part of the Aerowaves network. This is resoluting into the next creation of Peter and tereza which will start in February 2015.
This year a performance he created for the Slovak BOD.Y with Sona Feriencikova, Tereza Ondrova and Gyula Cserepes called BAKHHEIA – dancing on the edge, will be presented in the Spring forward festival in Barcelona, as it has been selected one of the priority companies for 2015.
In the end of april 2015 he will premiere his latest work – In colors that do not exist – created with Eleanor Campbell, Meri Pajunpää, Víctor Pérez Armero.