Peter Bisgaier

Co-Producing Artistic Director

Peter has worked in all aspects of theatre since graduation from the University of Southern California with a BFA in Theatre.  As Co-Producing Artistic Director of The Empire Theatre Company, he oversaw the production of three off-Broadway plays, most notably the NY stage premiere of Quentin Tarantino's  

Reservoir Dogs.  As an actor, he has appeared across the country in such roles as Jonathan Harker in Dracula (Delaware Theatre Co.), Faulkland in The Rivals (Horse Cave Theatre), the title role in The Nerd (Phoenix Theatre), Clive/Cathy in Cloud Nine (Green Room Theatre), Ernie in Rumors (Montgomery Theater Company), Jack in Brighton Beach Memoirs (Act II Playhouse), Marc in ‘ART’ (Pegasus Theatre Company), and George in Chapter Two (Pegasus Theatre Company).  An award-winning director, Peter has directed over 30 productions, most recently Bakersfield MistPicasso at the Lapin Agile, and Unnecessary Farce.  As a playwright, he wrote stage adaptations of Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and the novel Choke by Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club), as well as several short plays and monologues.  Currently, Peter is busy completing his latest play Climbing the Slide.  His screenplay The Legend of Santa Claus: The Beginning has been optioned by AugustRoad Entertainment and is on its way to becoming a feature film. Peter also teaches many classes and camps on topics including acting, playwriting, and filmmaking.  Peter has dedicated his life to the pursuit of high quality artistic endeavors. 

Co-Producing Artistic Director

Jennifer Nasta Zefutie

Jennifer is an actor, director, producer, and teaching artist with over 20 years of experience.  She is a founding member and Managing Artistic Director of Pegasus Theatre Company.  Most recently, Jennifer directed Pegasus Theatre Company's productions of Yasmina Reza's 'ART' and Neil Simon's

Chapter Two, both to rave reviews.  An award-winning actress, Jennifer has appeared in over 30 plays and numerous short and feature length films, corporate videos, and industrials.  Favorite past roles include Claire in Proof (Hudson Theatre Company and Pegasus Theatre Company), Anne Sullivan in The Miracle Worker, Portia inThe Merchant of Venice, Lt. Cmdr. Joanne Galloway in A Few Good Men, and the title role in Tom Stoppard's Hapgood.  She also has originated several roles in off-Broadway play festivals in NYC, including the Midtown International Theatre Festival and The Players Theatre Short Play Festival.  As a director, she has staged both plays and musicals, including Tom Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound, Ayn Rand’s Night of January 16th, Stephen Shwartz’s Godspell, and Alan Menken’s Little Shop of Horrors.  Jennifer holds a BA in English Literature and Drama from Lafayette College and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law.  She is an alumna of The National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, CT.  Jennifer also studied internationally at the Moscow Art Theatre in Moscow, Russia.  She lives with her husband and daughter in Cranbury, NJ.

Corinna Bisgaier

Executive Director

Corinna S. Bisgaier has spent the last 20 years building experiential education programs in the arts that really make a difference in the lives of children, adults, artists, teachers, and educators of all kinds.  As Director of Education for the West Windsor Arts Council, Corinna was instrumental in the development and growth of innovative programs that nurtured the community by establishing partnerships with teaching artists and local organizations.  During her six years as Director of Education for Young Audiences New Jersey, she won national awards for Staff Member of the Year and Project of the Year (twice).  Additionally, Corinna was a key member of the Young Audiences professional development team where she traveled the country training staff and teachers to deliver curriculum focusing on teaching key literacy skills through the arts.  Corinna also served as President of the Board of Young Audiences of Eastern Pennsylvania from 2008-2012, where she facilitated a merger with Young Audiences New Jersey to sustain and expand the reach of both organizations.

In everything she does, Corinna is influenced by her years as a high school English teacher in inner-city schools in Brooklyn and Newark where she developed innovative hands-on curriculum centered in nurturing teens’ creativity and sense of personal agency. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from NYU and a Bachelor’s degree in English and African American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Chrissy Johnson

Associate Managing Director

Chrissy Johnson is a professional actor originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from James Madison University with a concentration in Theatre Education, and has studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City with a concentration in Shakespearean Study. She has worked as an actor, teacher,  choreographer, and costume designer with various companies in Virginia, New Jersey, New York, and New Hampshire. She previously worked as a teaching artist with theatres in the Washington, D.C. area. Chrissy recently costume designed Pegasus' production of Chapter Two. Chrissy is co-founder and Director of education for Recess Theatre in Robbinsville, NJ. 

Artistic Associate

Jonathan A. Martin

Jonathan A. Martin is a professional actor and director born and raised in East Windsor, NJ. He received his B.A. in Theatre from James Madison University. He has directed over a dozen shows in New Jersey, Virginia, New Hampshire and New York City. As an actor, Jonathan has performed in over 50 productions in more than 10 states. He has worked on every production with Pegasus Theatre Project, starting off by playing Hal in Proof, then serving as Assistant Director and Dramaturge for 'ART' and  Chapter Two. Outside of Pegasus, Jonathan is the co-founder and Artistic Director for Recess Theatre in Robbinsville, where he directs summer Shakespeare shows and teaches acting, auditioning, and stage combat. 

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