Panelist: (Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada
Peter is an acclaimed theatre director who has worked with Canada’s leading theatre companies including Stratford Festival, Tarragon Theatre, Soulpepper, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Canadian Stage. Peter directed the world premières of Jordan Tannahill’s Late Company (Theatre Centre), Rosamund Small’s Sisters (Soulpepper), and Rosa Laborde’s Like Wolves (GCTC). Peter’s Dora-nominated productions include The Nether, Killer Joe, Dying City, When the World Was Green and The Jones Boy. As a filmmaker Peter co-wrote one of Poland’s highest grossing feature films: Planeta Singli (Planet Single), and recently directed the pilot of a new Polish comedy TV series. Most recently, Peter directed the 2022 flagship production of Hamlet at the Stratford Festival. His next show is Love’s Labour’s Lost, as part of the 2023 Stratford Festival.