Winner of two Best Short Film awards and One Best Actress and two Best Actress nominations
Recent review for Danni https://www.indieshortsmag.com/reviews/2018/09/danni-explores-the-love-that-youre-unfamiliar-with/
" Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" by John Patrick Shanley, opened in New Orleans in January 2015.
Recently directed 3 spots for Starbucks National Campaign which won ad of the day (see link)
"Director Peter Jensen presents a visceral production that cuts straight to the heart of the play...to find the genuine humanity at the core of these characters’ lives...this production is as satisfying as it is startling." (Click below for full review)
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Finished casting the Sag Short "Danni" written and starring Diane Reilly, and excited to be directing this compelling story about a relationship that lives and dies on an addiction two people have for each other.
Prior to joining T. Schreiber as Artistic Director, Peter Jensen was a member of the Core Faculty of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and served as the 3rd year Academy Company Director. Recently Peter directed Danni, official selection in 24 film festivals around the world, garnering two wins for best film, one best actress and two best actress nominations for Diane Reilly (TSS alum). Peter is currently in pre-production for the film The Passion. For the stage, he directed Junshin Soga (TSS alum) in One Fine Day, nominated for the 2017 New York Innovative Theatre award for best original play, and In Dreams. Other New York directing credits include the premieres of John Patrick Shanley’s Poison and Jack Karp’s Incendiary Agents at Nylon Fusion, and The Glass Menagerie at the Sanford Meisner Theatre. Regionally, he directed Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, earning an excellent review in the New Orleans Times Picayune (with TSS alums Jamie Neumann and Josh Sienkiewicz), and Biloxi Blues in Charleston, SC. Directing credits at T. Schreiber include Balm in Gilead winner of the 2011 NYIT Award for Outstanding Production, Hot L Baltimore, nominated for NYIT Outstanding Production, Mother Fucker with The Hat, The Pillowman, Lobby Hero, Joking Apart, Hurlyburly, A Taste of Honey, Marvin’s Room, You Can’t Take It With You, The Real Inspector Hound, The Actor’s Nightmare, Fifth of July, and Doubt.
Peter has most recently acted in the following: About a Donkey, The Ring Thing, and the soon to be released Extra Innings and Lie to Me. Other films include A Memory (PBS Reel 13 award winner for Short Film), Unexpected Company, Metamorphosis, The Bite, The Father, as well as The Trailer Park Prophet and Razor.
Peter is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (Max Fisher award recipient). He studied with Uta Hagen, Terry Schreiber, Chuck Olsen (Actors Studio), Janis Powell (Meisner), as well as Mark and Dana Zeller at the 78th Street Theatre Lab.