Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists and Authors
Peter Gwinn began improvising with the group Cujokra at Carleton College and has never stopped. He studied with Charna Halpern and Del Close at Chicago’s world-renowned iO Theater , where he performed and taught. After over a decade of improvising and teaching in Chicago, Peter then moved to New York City, where he now performs and teaches at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Peter is also the founder of Baby Wants Candy, whose improvised musicals and rock operas have amazed sold-out audiences all over the world. In addition to his work at the UCB Theatre, Peter was a writer for The Colbert Report. He lives in New York City with his lovely wife, Emily.