Benjamin Peralta

Benjamin Peralta (he/him)

Teaching Artist

Ballet, Contemporary, Yoga

Benjamin Peralta (he/him) grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, where he danced competitively and trained at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. In 2018, Peralta left home to pursue a BFA in dance at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance as part of the Class of 2022. While studying at USC Kaufman, Peralta performed the works of artists such as William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Barak Marshall, Bret Easterling, and more. Peralta was an inaugural company member of Zeitgeist Dance Theatre under the direction of Francisco Gella and Yusha Sorzano (2020-2021). In 2022, Peralta had the honour of staging William Forsythe’s ‘The Barre Project’ alongside Jodie Gates and William Forsythe at the Dance Theatre of Harlem, New York. He is currently a company member with Ballet BC in Vancouver, BC. During his time here, he has performed works by Medhi Walerski, Sharon Eyal, Johan Inger, and Roy Assaf, to name a few.