Peggy Pettitt

Actor + Dancer and Writer
Born Feb 8, 1950

Peggy Pettitt is an African American actor, dancer, teacher, playwright and storyteller. She is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • Eric Bogosian, John Kelly, Lisa Kron Featured In Ps 122's Summer Festivals Playbill.Com
    Google News - Jun 02, 2011
  • Theater In Review
    NYTimes - Oct 30, 1991
  • Review/Theater; A Difficult Birth For 'mule Bone'
    NYTimes - Feb 15, 1991
  • Storytelling To Be Theme Of Performance Series
    NYTimes - Apr 14, 1990


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Peggy Pettitt.


1950 Birth Born in 1950.


1969 19 Years Old In 1969, she went to Antioch College, where she was exposed to the difficulties that sometimes surface between people of different races and social classes, and, at the same time, to the unity that can cross these boundaries.


1974 24 Years Old In 1974 upon earning a BA with distinction from Antioch she moved to London on a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. … Read More


2000 50 Years Old One play was the product of her 2000-01 Fulbright Fellowship to Senegal: The Spirit Factor. … Read More
2007 57 Years Old …  Ms Pettitt is its founding artistic director, and with the Pearls of Widsom she was inducted in 2007 into City Lore's "People's Hall of Fame.” … Read More


2011 61 Years Old Ms. Pettitt has presented her work at the Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Les Rencontres du Bout des Mondes International Festival in 2011 (French Guiana).
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