Peter Pleyer studied at the European Dance Development Centre (EDDC) in Arnhem before working with Yoshiko Chuma and Mark Tompkins as a dancer and choreographic assistant. He has lived in Berlin since 2000. He is teaching internationally and works as choreographer and performer, dramaturge and coach. Founding member of Cranky Bodies a/company. Since the beginning of Stretch-Festival he is teaching contact improvisation, fake healing and other body-art-practices.