Meet Our Director

Laura Lippman is the Associate Professor of Theatre at Peru State College and serves as the Artistic Director of Peru Theatre Company. Recent PTC directing/producing credits include Love Song, Proof, Everybody, Dead Man’s Cell Phone and Topdog/Underdog. She is especially proud of their annual production The Disco Citizens—30 plays in 60 minutes, or your pizza is free! Inspired by the work of Chicago’s Neo-Futurists, this fast-paced evening of original student plays is performed in random order determined by the audience each night. In addition to   fostering new work at Peru, Laura serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the National Playwrighting Program with The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 5. As an actor and director, Laura collaborates with OmniArts, Flatwater Shakespeare Company and Angels Theatre Company in Lincoln, NE.  

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Associate Professor of Theatre Arts