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Peter EllensteinPeter Ellenstein

Peter Ellenstein is Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts. For over thirty years, Peter has worked extensively in professional theatre, film and television as a director, producer, actor and stage manager. For seven years he was Producing Director of the Los Angeles Repertory Company. Peter’s has worked in theatre all across the country. His productions have received numerous awards and nominations. He has taught acting, directing, voice, Shakespeare and musical theatre professionally and academically. He sat on the Governing Council of the Association of Theatre for Higher Education. He served on the Board of Governors of Theatre LA, served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Kansas Arts Commission, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and as a Site Visitor for the NEA and the California Arts Council. He comes from a theatrical family. His father and brother are actor/directors Robert and David. Peter was pleased to serve on the Barack Obama campaign's national arts policy committee.