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Program(s): Theatre Production

Peter McBoyle

Sound Professor

Peter is one of Canada’s most in-demand theatre sound designers specializing in musical theatre and themed entertainment.

From 2000 to 2013 he was the Resident Sound Designer for the Stratford Festival, where he designed over 60 productions. He has designed and consulted for most of the major venues in Canada, including Mirvish Productions, The Shaw Festival, The National Arts Centre, The Citadel Theatre, Canadian Stage, Theatre Calgary, The Grand Theatre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and the Charlottetown Festival.

In the US Peter's work has been heard on Broadway (Come Fly Away, Barrymore), Las Vegas (Sinatra Dance With Me), Atlanta (Come Fly With Me), Dallas (Stagger Lee) and on national tours (Sister Act, West Side Story, Come Fly Away, Legally Blonde, Grease, Catch Me If You Can).

Peter's consulting work with Princess Cruises has taken him around the world commissioning audio systems and show rooms on new vessels, as well as designing and programming many of their production shows.

Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music and a Master’s degree in Music (Media and Technology - Sound Recording), both from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and was a member of the faculty at Ryerson University in Toronto for seven years where he taught theatre audio.

He now teaches at Humber's School of the Creative & Performing Arts and is a member of the Associated Designers of Canada and United Scenic Artists IATSE local 829.