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Peter Houghton

For enquiries regarding Peter Houghton please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.


Peter’s writing credits for theatre include The Pitch which premiered at La Mama and then enjoyed extended and return seasons at Malthouse Theatre, Black Swan and a National tour. His plays A Commercial Farce and The China Incident were also produced by Malthouse and have toured extensively. He was an affiliate playwright for MTC, who produced his play The Colours. Peter has directed Art and Soul, The Recruit and Hinterland for MTC, Svetlana in Slingbacks and God’s Last Acre for Playbox and Noises Off for Marriner Theatres, among others. Peter has received the Victorian Green Room Awards for Best Actor, Best Director and Best New Australian Play, as well as several nominations for his acting work.  The Pitch was also Show of The Week in Edinburgh. He is currently adapting The Pitch into a feature film for Princess Pictures. The Pitch and The China Incident will show as a mainstage double bill at the Queensland Theatre Company in 2013.