Peter (Torvald) has produced, directed, or acted in over 125 shows in the Valley. Recent performances include Joe Keller in All My Sons (Camelot), Mark Rothko in RED (ACT, also co-director), and Ulysses in Annapurna (with Jessica Sage at OSW). Peter made his Broadway debut in Michael Weller’s Moon Children, directed by Alan Schneider. He was next seen on Broadway with Dorothy Loudon and Vincent Gardenia in Michael Bennett’s Ballroom. He performed with La Mama ETC (as resident actor with the Plexus Co.), New York Shakespeare Festival, New Phoenix Rep. Company, Playwrights Horizons, and the American Shakespeare Festival, among others. Other acting credits include Portlandia, As the World Turns, One Life to Live, The Guiding Light, and Ryan’s Hope. He taught acting at Long Island University, The University of Rochester, and AMDA, among others. He received his MFA in directing as a Donal Harrington Scholar from the University of Montana. Peter’s further studies included work with Joel Zwick, Stella Adler, Warren Robertson, Michael Moriarty, Herbert Berghoff and Mira Rostova. He served as Producing Artistic Director at Actors’ Theatre for five years and is the founding Producing Artistic Director of Oregon Stage Works and under that banner formed Ashland Children’s Theatre and The Playwrights Unit.