Leonard Peters is a writer, theatre director, dramaturg, teacher, acting and presentation coach.
He has directed more than 50 productions across the United States including, in New York City, work at Playwrights Horizons, The WPA Theatre, La Mama etc., Circle Repertory Company, St. Clement’s Playhouse, The Joyce Theater, St. Mark’s-in-the-Bowery, and Lincoln Center, and at the renowned Metropolitan Room.
In Washington, D.C. he directed at the Kennedy Center and The Folger Theatre and at many of the major League of Regional Theaters, nationwide.
Peters continues to bring his curiosity, passion, and keen director’s intelligence to diverse genres including musicals, narrative modern dance, symphony orchestra productions, film, television and cabaret.
Peters is the co-author and director of Babalu-cy! – The Art of Desi Arnaz (Winner of the 2008 Backstage Bistro Award, Best Theme Show). and of two books, Demystifying The Monologue: Your Road Map to a Compelling Performance and the forthcoming Demystifying Public Speaking: Your Road Map to Successful Presentation.
As a communication coach Peters guides and tutors professionals in such far-ranging fields as theatre, politics, media, architecture, legal, religion, publishing, healthcare, business, and finance.
Where to find Leonard Peters online
Demystifying the Monologue
by Leonard Peters
Demystifying the Monologue gives you a comprehensive and simple method to picking, practicing, and performing a monologue. The book offers hands-on ideas for developing characters and revealing conflicts that will make your next monologue a one-person success. Demystifying the Monologue offers you a road map to a compelling performance.
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