About Pier Voulkos
Pier Voulkos is a former professional modern dancer who started her dance career in San Francisco with Ed Mock and retired from the Mark Morris Dance group in 1989. Through the 1980’s in New York she also worked with choreographers Daniel Peters, Diane Martel, Donald Byrd, and Rosalind Newman.
As a theatrical designer in 1986 she received two separate collaborative commissions for theatrical set and costume design, one funded through the Visual Art Program, New York and the other funded through the New Works Program, Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.
Since discovering Argentine Tango in 1997 she has become totally immersed in its rich social culture, its history, its music and its improvisation and creative possibilities. She currently teaches Argentine Tango in San Francisco with her partner Daniel Peters at the Metronome Dance Collective, classes at the Cellspace Alternative Milonga and in Berkeley at The Beat.