Director of Arts Programming
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Peter Waldron has been designing scenery and lighting for over 25 years. He has earned a BFA in theater from the University of Texas, Austin; an MFA from NYU in theater design, and, an MA in Arts Administration from Goucher College. Prior to Merrimack College, he was a professor at Bradford College and resident designer at The Evergreen State College and at Reed College. In addition to presenting over 60 events each year in the Rogers Center for the Arts, he also designs for the Boston Conservatory and other theaters in the Boston area. His scenery for “I Hate Hamlet” at StageWest won a best design award. He was a founding member of Artists Repertory Theater in Portland,OR, and he has helped to create several non-profit arts organizations that continue to flourish. He has served as president of the Winnekenni Castle Foundation; the Pentucket Arts Center; Community Meals; and, as chair of the Haverhill Arts Commission.