Peter Kubik was born in Brussels and graduated from the “Conservatoire Royal of Brussels” as a concert pianist. Since then he has been pianist/composer/performer of the Ballet of the XXth Century from 1976-1987.
Touring in more than 40 countries including 6 times in the USA, he has worked with a very long list of artists and companies including: Mark Morris, Ballet de Monte Carlo, Ballet de Opera De Paris, Jorge Donn, Plissetskaya, Azari Plissetski, Vassiliev, Noureev, J.Jamison, Claude Bessy, Bojones, Silvie Guilhem, Milton Myers, and the Grand Theatre de Geneve to name a few.
David Howard (14 June 1937 – 11 August 2013) was an English ballet dancer and teacher, who taught internationally at institutions such as the Royal Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, and the National Ballet of Canada.
Howard opened his dance studio in New York City, the David Howard School of Ballet (later the David Howard Dance Center) in 1977, before its closure in 1995. His dance center welcomed all students including children, adult beginners and professionals from the Broadway musicals and ballet. In addition to his teaching, Howard was an expert on the history of the pointe shoe worn by ballet dancers, and a pioneer in their design.