Actor - What The Thunder Said, HPR 2015

A nationally recognized playwright and director
Peter Hinton Mike Tan Photo

Peter Hinton is a nationally recognized director and playwright. He originally trained as an actor at Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto and returns to the stage after 30 years to be a guest artist with One Yellow Rabbit. Recently, he has been working with The Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake, directing Andrew Bovell's When the Rain Stops Falling, Oscar Wilde's, Lady Windermere's Fan, Kander and Ebb's, Cabaret, (choreographed by Denise Clarke) and in 2015, he will be directing a modernized revival of George Bernard Shaw's, Pygmalion. Peter was Artistic Director of English Theatre at Canada's National Arts Centre from 2005-2012, and was an Artist in Residence at The Stratford Festival of Canada, from 2002 - 2008. His trilogy The Swanne was produced at Stratford in 2002, 2003 and 2004, and he is currently working on a new stage adaptation of Alice in Wonderland for the Shaw and a play based on the life of British avant-garde poet and modernist Edith Sitwell for posterity. Peter was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2009 and his current motto is from Tom Stoppard's, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, "We're actors... we're the opposite of people."