Peet Cocke is a director, playwright, and academic based in Oakland. He dual MFAs in Dramatic Art and Visual Art from University of California, Davis., and University of Southern California respectively.

Some of his directing credits include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Adam Douglas’s Pinned Butterfly, Susan Sobeloff’s Jubilee, Naomi Wallace’s No Such Cold Thing, and Charles Mee’s Under Construction and Heaven on Earth. His plays include Crush and Hum, Extraordinary Mysteries, Even at A Funeral, and Already Done to You.

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.