Peter Hinton is a stage director, playwright and teacher. Recent credits: Missing by Marie Clements/Brian Current, Pacific Opera, Sex by Mae West, An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Shaw Festival, Hadrian by Rufus Wainwright/Daniel MacIvor, Louis Riel by Harry Somers/Mavor Moore, Canadian Opera Company, Bombay Black, Factory Theatre. From 2005-2012, Peter was Artistic Director of English Theatre at Canada’s National Arts Centre (2005-2012). Previously, he was associate artist at The Stratford Festival, Dramaturg in Residence at Playwrights Workshop Montreal and Associate Artistic Director at the Canadian Stage. Peter has taught at the National Theatre School, the University of Alberta and currently teaches the MFA seminar in stage direction at York University. In 2009, Peter was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.