Peter Piterka was born in Topoľčany, Slovakia. In 1994 he began his ballet training at the Tanećné Konzervatorium Evy Jaczovej in Bratislava, in 2002 he went to the Académie de danse classique Princesse Grace in Monaco where he graduated two years later.
From 2004 to 2008 he was member of the Corps de ballet at the Stuttgart Ballet. He danced soloistic roles such as the attendant of the Prince and an attendant of the Princess of Poland in Swan Lake (John Cranko) as well as the Prince of the West, the Prince of the Princess on the Pea and the Companion of the Fairies in Márcia Haydée’s The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa). Furthermore he performed in other ballets by John Cranko, Maurice Béjart, Mauro Bigonzetti, Glen Tetley, Christian Spuck and Marco Goecke. Tours with the Stuttgart Ballet les him to Asia and to foreign countries of Europe.
After he stopped dancing in 2008 Peter Piterka started a vocational training as management assistant in event organisation.
From September 2010 to March 2011 he was working as assistant for the Anniversary “50 Years Stuttgart Ballet”. Afterwards he was working Assistant to the Director of Production at the Stuttgart Ballet. Since the season 2014/15 he was Scheduling Coordinator and Assistant to the Director of Production until the end of the season 2020/21.
Peter Piterka is working since the season 2022/23 as Rehearsal Scheduler and Production Manager at Ballet am Rhein.