From The Pit


This is "From The Pit," where we talk musical theatre. From overtures to exit music and everything in between. 

Peter Jorgensen

Peter Jorgensen


As an Artistic Producer with Patrick Street Productions Peter has directed Into the Woods, The Full Monty, Bat Boy: the Musical, The Light in the Piazza, Floyd Collins, The Best Laid Plans: a Musical as well as Rodgers & Hammerstein: Out of a Dream (which he also conceived and created). Outside of PSP he has directed for the Arts Club Theatre Company (Avenue Q, Rock of Ages), the Chemainus Theatre Festival (Oklahoma! Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables), Persephone Theatre (Little Shop of Horrors), City Opera (The Emperor of Atlantis) and Studio 58 (Grease). His musical adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life has been performed at the Chemainus Theatre Festival, Persephone Theatre, and Theatre Aquarius.

Peter began his theatre career primarily as a performer. Favourite credits include Guys and Dolls, Dirty Blonde, My Fair Lady, The Music Man, 42nd Street, and She Loves Me (where he met his wife and co-Artistic Producer, Katey Wright).

When not working on a show Peter can typically be found teaching either through his master class series with PSP, as the program director of the Arts Club Musical Theatre Intensive, or as a guest instructor at Capilano University. Visit Peter online at