Peter Taub

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Peter Taub, photo Courtesy of MCA Chicago.

Peter Taub is a curator and arts manager with over 30 years of experience in developing and producing artist-centered projects. He recently curated Elevate Chicago Dance, a festival with performances and studio showings by 40 choreographers; and a performance series during the Venice Biennale to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Taub co-founded the Chicago Dancemakers Forum (CDF) to support artistic exploration and growth with funding and artistic guidance, now marking its 15th anniversary; he currently serves as board chair. He was the founding director of the performing arts program at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago from 1996–2016, and developed the program into a leading presenter of multidisciplinary dance, theater, and music. While there he established the MCA Stage New Works Initiative to support artists with creative residencies and commissions. Taub served as a Center exhibitions panelist in 2013, and a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2006 and 2018.