Peet Cocke was born in Richmond, Virginia USA. He departed the east coast in 1983 and didn’t return. Peet has called many cities in California Home, and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Peet obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University. He then received two master’s degrees, the first in Visual Art, from the University of Southern California, and the second in Dramatic Arts, from the University of California, Davis. Currently, he divides his time between Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco, and Black Rock City.

Peet has taught acting, directing, technical theatre, and visual art at Cuesta College, The University of California, Davis, The University of San Diego, Las Positas College, and California State University, Sacramento. His plays have had staged readings at The Berkeley Repertory School of Theatre, and B8 Theatre Company. Peet also serves the Burning Man community by volunteering for the Black Rock Rangers, training prospective Rangers for the experience that is Burning Man.

Selected examples of Peet’s theatrical design work can be seen here, and selections of visual art can be found here.