Photography: Alex Vaughan

Peter Cook

Peter graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2001. Since graduating Peter’s theatre credits have included Cigarettes and Chocolate (Darlinghurst Theatre), Europe - The QLD Premiers Drama Awards and The Removalists (Queensland Theatre Company), The Eisteddfod, Breathing Corpses, and The Chain Bridge (The Street Theatre, Canberra), Wet and Dry (NIDA Director’s Season), Anatomy Titus Fall of Rome (QLD Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare), and Tender (Metro Arts, Brisbane). His TV credits include: All Saints; Young Lions; Terra Nova; Redfern Now; The Gods of Wheat Street; Secrets and Lies; Old School; and The Secret Daughter. His Feature film credits include: Danny Deckchair; Down Under Mystery Tour; and Beauty and the Beast for American Sci-Fi Channel. Peter has also featured in a number of award-winning short films and won the Warner Brothers QLD New Filmmakers best actor award.

Peter also has extensive experience in Theatre in Education. He was the Head of Acting at the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts in Brisbane where he also devised new works with the students. He has worked as an arts educator across the country for major theatre companies and has written, devised and directed numerous plays with students across Australia.