Welcome to the website of Peter Feeney, actor, writer, teacher, and director
Welcome to the website of Peter Feeney, actor, writer, teacher, and director.
An NZ Pakeha of Irish heritage, Peter has been a professional actor since 1994, working in UK, US, Australian and NZ Theatre, TV & Film. He runs his own Auckland Screen Acting school, the Actors Lab Studio, and is a guest teacher at Drama schools and for organisations such as MEAA, NZ Equity and SDGNZ. Peter is also a published author and has written numerous articles and several screenplays and books. His handbook on acting, ‘Acting and How to Survive it,’ was published in 2020 to great acclaim.
Peter’s first novel, ‘Blind Bitter Happiness,’ was published by Harper Collins. Since 2020 Peter has written, produced, directed and acted in a limited TV series based on ‘Blind Bitter Happiness,’ now slated for broadcast in NZ and internationally. In 2005 and 2006, Peter directed and played the title role in the Auckland Seasons and national NZ tour of Michael and Margery Forde’s stage play, ‘Milo’s Wake,’ the inspiration for the world and characters of ‘The Sinkhole,’ his next TV show (currently in development). Peter is represented in Australia by LMCM and in NZ by KRA.