Kelsey Peterson

Kelsey Peterson is the co-director, producer and subject of the new documentary Move Me, which world premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and is currently steaming as part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and received her BFA in Dance from the University of Montana in 2008, and later, her yoga teacher certification from CorePower Yoga. Her previous path was interrupted when she sustained a spinal cord injury in 2012 and became paralyzed from the chest down. But Kelsey continues to dance, now from a wheelchair. She is a dancer, choreographer, writer, and filmmaker. She currently serves as co-director, choreographer and dancer on A Cripple’s Dance, a live music and dance production featuring inter-abled artists. (Photo by Mercedes Jelenik, courtesy of Submerged Film LLC.)


Undefined: A Lifelong Journey with Adaptation and Self-Love

By Kelsey Peterson | April 8, 2022

Undefined: A Lifelong Journey with Adaptation and Self-Love

Dancer and filmmaker Kelsey Peterson shares the emotional trajectory of making her debut documentary feature, Move Me.