Peter Glazer

Professor Emeritus

Professor Glazer is a professional director and playwright whose adaptations and collaborations include Woody Guthrie’s American Song, Heart of Spain: A Musical of the Spanish Civil War, O’Carolan’s Farewell to Music, Michael, Margaret, Pat & Kate, and Foe, his adaptation of Nobel Prize winner J. M. Coetzee’s novel, which had its world premiere at UC Berkeley. Other TDPS directing credits include Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, Seven Lears by Howard Barker, Murder of Crows by Mac Wellman, Marisol by José Rivera, Silence by Harold Pinter, Springtime by María Irene Fornés, Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, The Late Wedding by TDPS alum Christopher Chen, and Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. He is presently working on an adaptation of Karen Shepard’s historical novel The Celestials as a guest artist at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. He is a longtime member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), and sits on the Governing Board of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.

Education: Ph.D. in Performance Studies, Northwestern University