Peter S. Reed was born in 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He trained as a dancer at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, where he became a principal performer and choreographer with the Pacific Ballet. In 1980 Peter moved to New York City and founded the Contemporary Ballet Company. His innovative works were performed at City Center, the Kitchen, the Band Shell in Central Park and numerous avant-garde venues throughout New York.

Peter also wrote and directed short films. His first feature, "Under Heat" starring Lee Grant and David Conrad, had its world premier in 1994, the year he died of AIDS. He was an accomplished artist, actor and dancer as well as an expert skier and blue water sailor. Peter lives fondly in the memories of his family, friends and peers.

The Peter S. Reed Foundation

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List of Individual grant recipients by year

Painting

Carole Caroompas

Eric Karpeles

Drawing

Patrick Lee

Mixed Media

Nancy Blum

Poetry

Geoffrey Hagenbuckle

Peter Streckfus

Photography

Regina Deluise

Laura McPhee

John Schabel

Mulitimedia/Performance

Larry Krone

Betsey Gallagher aka Murray Hill

Music

Harold Budd

Filmmaking

Anne Aghion

Craig Marsden

Laurie Kahn-Leavitt

Playwriting

David Hay

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