Peter J. McGuire

Peter J. McGuire
Assistant Teaching Professor

MFA University of Victoria

Office: Phoenix Building Rm. 145

THEA 122 The Acting Experience
THEA 205 Intro to Production & Management of Theatre
THEA 331/332 Directing I & II

Brief Biography

Beginning at Victoria’s McPherson Playhouse Peter has enjoyed a 30-year career in the professional theatre that has included stage management, production management, talent management, administration and producing. He has worked at several major regional theatres including long-term residencies at the National Arts Centre, the Charlottetown Festival and the Stratford Festival. He has toured regionally, nationally and internationally, and worked for the Maybox Group of theatres in London’s West End. Between 2003 and 2005 he was the Associate Conservatory Director at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. Happy to be back at the University of Victoria, Peter currently teaches acting, directing, production and mangagement, and theatre survey courses to students from across the campus. He is the recipient of two Tyrone Guthrie awards. Peter holds a Masters degree in directing from the University of Victoria.