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Peter Van Wart



Peter is a member of the fellowship of actors who made up the International Shakespeare's Globe Company 2002 in such roles as Richard III and Pandarus and received the Christopher Plummer Fellowship Award. He played the title role in the 2001 Equity Showcase production of MEPHISTO. More recent credits include Malvolio in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Square and Serge in ART at the Heritage Theatre in Brampton. Highlights include; King of France in All's Well That Ends Well for Shakespeare in the Square ,the Duke in Measure for Measure and Boyet in Loves Labours Lost at the York Shakespeare Festival,Titus in Titus Andronicus for Shakespeare By The Sea in Halifax, Meneleus in Trojan Women in L.A., Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing in Calgary, Creon in Antigone in Cornerbrook NFLD, Tereus in Love of the Nightengale in Toronto, Don Juan in The Joker of Seville at Hart House Theatre . Peter has been teaching Shakespeare for the Actor at Uof T, and The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts. He also founded The Classical Theatre Lab with Equity Showcase in 1998. Peter is a familiar face on TV and film over the past 25 years. As a director, Peter's more recent accomplishments include Shakespeare on the Thames' inaugural production of Twelfth Night in 2002 and their 2004 production of As You Like It held in Gibbons Park in London, Ontario. In 2005 he helmed the Original Practices Shakespeare productions of Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night for Bramptons' Shakespeare in the Square.