Peter Kuling

Shaking Up Shakespeare Interviewee

Peter Kuling teaches courses on introductions to theatre and performance, theatre history, dramaturgy, ensemble practices, digital performance, and special topics on media theory and performance technology. His research focuses on early modern and Canadian theatre as well as performance theory across theatrical adaptations, digital media, video games, professional sports, and queer history. He has edited special journal issues on Digital Performance, Theatre and Sports, and Drag as well as contributed to anthologies on Gender and Theatre, Shakespeare in Canada, and Theatre and Immigration.

He is currently directing Shakespeare VR projects in partnership with SimWave VR for High School, College, and University students across the province of Ontario. Hamlet VR Experience is available via Ontario Exchange eCampus while Macbeth VR Experience is still in development and slated for release in Fall 2023.

He is also an Associate Editor with the International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media. He also works with the program team for IQeSports to reinforce positive communication, intercultural, and competitive education through online video games.