College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Theatre Arts



Peter Wray

Coordinator of Acting Track

Associate Professor


Office:   Center for the Arts 3031
Phone:   410-704-2785
Fax:   410-704-3914


Peter Wray

Peter is an associate professor of theatre, professional actor and director.

Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, he attended the University of Delaware where he studied communications. He received his BFA in acting/directing from the University of New Mexico. He received his MFA in directing from Penn State, after having worked professionally as a director, actor, stage manager, and teacher.

Peter was resident director with Gretna Theatre, artistic associate and director with Foundation Theatre, assistant to the producing director at The People's Light and Theatre Company, and literary reader for Actors Theatre of Louisville. He co-founded Mum Puppettheatre, The MUM Company, and was artistic coordinator of Harrington Theatre Arts Company.

A member of Actors' Equity Association, Peter worked onstage with Wilma Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays, The People's Light and Theatre Company, Gretna Theatre, and Foundation Theatre.

As a teacher, Peter was an instructor with Penn State's School of Theatre, the Performing Arts School of Philadelphia, Walnut Street Theatre School and Open Stage of Harrisburg. He helped establish and co-directed the education program at Gretna Theatre in Pennsylvania and was an adjunct professor of theatre with Burlington College in New Jersey.

Since moving to the Baltimore area, Peter has worked with Everyman Theatre, Rep Stage, The Bay Theatre Company, Generous Company, WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory, Maryland Institute College of Art, and The Maryland Ensemble Theatre where he is an associate artist and director.









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