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Instructor of Lighting Design

Peter Maradudin


Peter Maradudin is a recent transplant to Seattle, and he has a long history of designing for local theatres, including Salome for Seattle Opera; Romeo and Juliet, Restoration Comedy, and Anna in the Tropics, among many others for Seattle Rep; The Kentucky Cycle and Angels in America for the Intiman, and Threesome for ACT. On Broadway, he designed the lighting for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Kentucky Cycle; off-Broadway, he designed Threesome, Hurrah at Last, Ballad of Yachiyo, and Bouncers. Peter has designed more than 300 regional theatre productions for such companies as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Guthrie Theater, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, Steppenwolf and Portland Center Stage. He is also the author of two novels, The Masked Avenger and The Queen of Spades, under his nom de plume, Peter Alexei.


Yale School of Drama