Assistant Professor Production/Design specialist for the Department of Dance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Peter holds a BA in theatre from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MFA in design from Temple University with an additional concentration in design for dance. He is both a union lighting and scenic designer IATSE USA 829. His work has been awarded the ARTIE award for best lighting design, and he has been nominated five times for the F. Otto Haas award as well as recognized by both the City Paper and the Philadelphia Inquire for excellence in design. His designs have been seen in over 30 states as well as abroad. He was honored to be the lighting designer in the Camden Cultural Heritage Museum display of theatre design as art. Some theatres he has designed for include North Shore Music Theatre (Ma), The Prince Music Theatre (Pa), The Walnut Street Theatre (Pa), The Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center (Nj) Maine State Music Theatre (Me). He serves as Resident designer and production manager for Jeanne Ruddy Dance, and The Snowy Range Dance Festival. He has designed for choreographers Martha Clarke, Susanna Linke, Peter Pucci, Peter Sparling, Mark Dendy, Anne Reinking, Roni Koresh, Jeanne Ruddy, Jane Comfort. He has work in the repertoire of Peter Pucci Plus Dancers, Alban Elved Dance Company, The Koresh dance Company, Colorado Ballet to name a few. He currently heads the only design/production program specifically for dance in the United States.


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