Peter Hackett

Academic Appointments
  • Avalon Foundation Chair of the Humanities

  • Professor of Theater

Professor Hackett's teaching and directing have taken him to The United Kingdom, Australia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and to cities across the United States, including the 59E59 Theater, NYC, Northern Stage, the Denver Center Theater, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the GeVa Theater, Lyric Stage Dallas, The Academy Theater Atlanta, The Commonweal Theater, The Cape Rep Theater, The Cleveland Play House, the National Theater, Miskolc, Hungary, the Vigszinhaz Theater in Budapest, and the Hungarian Theater Festival in Pecs.

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Sudikoff Lab, Room 204
HB 6204




  • B.A. Dartmouth College
  • M.F.A. University of California at San Diego

Selected Publications

  • Director, The Play That Goes Wrong, Northern Stage, 2004

  • Director, The Sweet Science of Bruising, (American premiere), Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, 2020




  • Director, Orwell in America (world premiere), Northern Stage, VT (2015) and 59E59 Theater, NYC  (2016)

  • Artistic Director, The Cleveland Play House, 1994-2004 

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