Thomas Peterson is a theater director and researcher whose work focuses on the climate crisis.
Thomas Peterson is a theater director and researcher whose work focuses on the climate crisis. He is an Artistic Associate with The Arctic Cycle, co-organizing Climate Change Theatre Action and editing and writing for Artists & Climate Change. He was a Harvard Williams-Lodge Scholar in Paris, where he wrote on the aesthetic of the sublime in the theatrical representation of the Anthropocene. He recently directed and created Roy Loves America, a multi-form devised performance piece about Roy Cohn, and is developing an original adaptation of Ibsen’s The Wild Duck. He has worked with companies like the American Repertory Theater and Colt Coeur, and with directors like Jenny Koons and Daniel Kramer.