Charlie Peters

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Charlie Peters is a theatre-artist based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He works as a director, actor, dramaturge, playwright, lighting designer, and theatre educator.

About

Peters was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama (Acting) with Great Distinction in 2013. He went on to form his own company, Embrace Theatre, which has quickly become a staple of Saskatoon's independent theatre scene.

In addition to his work with Embrace Theatre, Peters has worked in various capacities with Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre/Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company, Saskatoon Opera, Live Five, Persephone Theatre, and Wide Open Children's Theatre.

Peters has led drama and theatre workshops, programs, and camps around Saskatchewan with Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon Public Library, Family Service Saskatoon, Sum Theatre, Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre, Saskatchewan Libraries Conference, University of Saskatchewan College of Law, St. Andrew's College, Saskatoon Health Region, and Living Sky School Division.

Artistic Leadership

Peters was a founding member of the now defunct Abridged City Players and is the Founding Artistic Director of Embrace Theatre.

Peters has sat on the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre since 2013, serving as president from 2014-2015. He also served on the board of 25th Street Theatre for 6 years begining in 2008, including one year as Vice Chair.

Awards

  • Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award Recipient for Outstanding Lighting Design - Two Corpses Go Dancing (Two Unruly Gentlemen - 2015)
  • Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award Nomination for Achievement in Direction - Stop Kiss (Embrace Theatre - 2014)
  • Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award Recipient for Outstanding Emerging Artist (2013)
  • Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award Nomination for Achievement in Sound Design [nominated with entire ensemble who collectively created the sound design] - Bottome’s Dreame (Embrace Theatre - 2013)
  • Walter Mills Award for Drama, Graduation, University of Saskatchewan (2013)

Personal Website

Peters' personal website is www.charliepeters.ca