Peterson is the author of UNTUCKED AND UNZIPPED: Interviews and Recaps of RuPaul's Drag Race and the play CAN'T TEAR ME DOWN: The Rest is History. Next month Peterson will be releasing and self-publishing ESPRESSO QUEEROLOGY his collection of essays, poetry and short stories. He is also the author of TRUCE OR KRITICAL SUICIDE, his new play currently in the development stage. Peterson has been published as a non-fiction writer by Seattle Gay Scene, New Queer on the Block Magazine, Queer Voices at the PDX Q Center, Lake Union Beat, Cuntagious 'Zine and blogs regularly on http://www.BrianMichaelPeterson.com and is a freelance theater critic and reviewer.
As a stage manager, Peterson has 13 years of experience including work at ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery, Annex Theatre Company, Key Productions, Lord Leebrick Theater Company, Actors Cabaret of Eugene, Eclectic Theater Company, Free Shakespeare in the Park (Eugene) and Lakewood Theater Company. His favorite credits and shows include ASSASSINS, HAIR, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, ROCKY HORROR SHOW, JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL, THE CRUCIBLE, RUMORS, PRELUDE TO A KISS and WOMEN IN PERIL (Written by Bad Actors Productions).
Peterson is growing as an emerging theater director and artist. His credits include KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Trial by Fire TheatreWorks (Eugene), THE GREYHOUND by Scot Auguston, HIS MOTHER CALLS HIM PETEY by John C. Davenport (2010 Page to Stage Short Play Festival at Seattle Playwrights Festival) BREAK by J.Stephen Brantley (Over the Rainbow Performance Lab in Portland, OR) and ELEVATOR LOVE by Anne Kern (Lane Community College). He studied directing with Devon Allen at the Portland Center Stage Greenhouse School of Theater.