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Seton Hall University

Peter Reader, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Theatre
College of Communication and the Arts

Prof. Pete Reader is the Resident designer and Production manager for Seton Hall Theatre. He started his career as an assistant Lighting Designer on Broadway for the award-winning musical Porgy & Bess. He has been working ever since. His professional design experience spans from regional theatre to Opera to Dance. He has worked for such companies as The Goodman Theatre, Houston Grand Opera, Boston Opera, Kansas Lyric Opera, Viva Flamenco, Dance Network and The Delaware Theatre Company. He has designed for video including the award winning Last Days of Maplewood. He has published on Color Theory for Rosco Laboratories Inc., a leading manufacturer for the Entertainment Industry. He is an Associate member of Stage Directors & Choreographers Society, a professional organization. Prof. Reader combines his professional experience with his teaching to give students an experiential education.