Dramaturgy and New Play Development

Charlie Peters has served as President and Chair of the Dramaturgical Committee of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre.

Charlie is currently working as a dramaturge for Overhear, a pod-play produced by It’s Not A Box Theatre in Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, and Paris, France.

He has served as dramaturge for The Wild Dog Waits on the Concrete Path by Nathan Howe (which he then directed for the Vancouver Fringe Festival – and subsequent remounts for touring and festival engagements),¬†Lack of a Love Story by Danielle Roy (workshop), and served as workshop director – with Gordon Portman as the workshop dramaturge – for a workshop of Jason Heit’s Text Match produced by the Saskatchewan Playwright’s Centre.

He has twice interned at the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre’s Spring Festival of New Plays, first with Conni Massing and then with Yvette Nolan. The later internship, with Yvette Nolan, saw him assist with the translation of Shakespeare excerpts into American Sign Language as part of Adam Pottle’s play Ultrasound. Charlie has also interned with Angus Ferguson workshoping Operation Big Rock by Joel Bernbaum (which was staged at Dancing Sky Theatre in April, 2014).