Peter Dean Beck
Peter Dean Beck has designed scenery and lighting for Eklund Opera for 24 seasons and for more than 300 productions around North America. Among his opera credits are Falstaff, Turandot, Manon, Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, Hansel and Gretel, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Roméo et Juliétte for such companies as Atlanta Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Virginia Opera and Chautauqua Opera. He has designed productions of Andrea Chenier, The Italian Girl in Algiers, Macbeth, Elektra and Tristan and Isolde for Hawaii Opera Theatre, where he has been principal designer for 31 seasons. In Asia, he designed a double bill of The Nightingale and Cavalleria Rusticana for Sakai City Opera in Japan and lit Cav/Pag in Macau and Don Carlo in Hong Kong. His musical theater credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, The Music Man, Les Misérables, The Wizard of Oz and Into the Woods for Skylight Music Theatre. His work for dance includes The Indigo Girls Project for Atlanta Ballet and The Nutcracker for Ballet Hawaii.