Peter Scheu  

Peter Scheu
Peter Scheu has over 35 years of varied experience in the technical theatre industry, and since opening Scheu Consulting Services in 2001 has consulted on dozens and dozens of high schools, university, and professional venues. A sitting board member of the American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC) and a member of and USITT, he also serves on several committees within ESTA’s Technical Standards Program, working to develop ANSI standards for theatrical production equipment and systems. Peter is also a Theatre Rigging Subject Matter Expert for the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) and is a Certified Theatre Rigger. Prior to 2001, he served for 12 years as a Project Manager and Systems and Equipment Designer at JR Clancy, where he directed the design, manufacture, and installation of stage equipment systems in hundreds of venues large and small. During that time, he was also involved in the design and installation of Concert Shells, Orchestra Lifts, Adjustable Acoustics, and Stage Lighting Systems. Prior to 1989, he was the Special Events Manager at Syracuse University and the Production Manager at an IATSE Scene Shop in Syracuse, NY. He has also served as a Technical Director and Production Stage Manager for Indianapolis Opera, Opera Memphis, and Syracuse Opera, provided the lighting designs for many regional opera productions and supervised the construction, rental, and touring of opera scenery.