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was born and raised in Prague, Czech Republic, and presently lives in Brooklyn, NY. She received her initial training at InDance in Prague from the age of 4. In 2005, she became a member of InDance Company and teacher. She won many awards with InDance including: 1st place at International Jazz Dance Open, Grand Festival,  The Magic Bridges of Vienna and Czech National competitions. Petra went on to work as back up dancer for many famous Czech singers such as Karel Gott, Olga Lounová and Markéta Konvičková. In 2013 she graduated from Taneční Centrum Praha/Dance Center Prague/Dance Conservatory receiving a diploma in dance - Dis.. After graduating in 2013, she received a full 2 yr. scholarship to Peridance Capezio Center’s Certificate Program - Igal Perry. She graduated from Peridance in 2015, receiving her certificate.


Additionally Petra has had the pleasure of traveling the world as part of World Dance Movement, assisting Michele Assaf, Desmond Richardson, and Bruno Colinet. In NYC, she has assisted Cheryl Copeland with setting a piece for the Alvin Ailey School. She has performed works of Nick Rodrigues with Smile O’Em at Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts. In 2017 she became a fitness instructor for Fitballet. Petra additionally works with Forces Of Nature Dance Theater, Abarukas, Azul Dance Theater, Zenspace dance company and Victory Dance Project.

Petra Dušková