University of Wisconsin–Madison

Peggy Murray

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Peggy Murray, Historical Dance, is a dancer, scholar and instructor and holds a Ph.D. in performance studies from Ohio University’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts. A former ballet and jazz dancer, Murray is now works extensively with Renaissance and Baroque dance, and studies the role and development of dancing in Europe and the Americas during the colonial period. She has performed and taught in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Argentina.