Since graduating with a composition major from Southern Cross University, multi award winning writer / composer Sean Peter has worked as a sound designer, sound engineer, and composer/ lyricist for many of Australia’s leading arts companies including, The ABC, Seven, Lifestyle Australia, Disney Channel Australia, Nickelodeon, The Sydney Theatre Company, Company B, Junction Theatre, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Opera House. Most recently Sean has added Screenwriting to his skills, since graduating from AFTRS with a Grad Dip in Screenwriting.
Sean is the arranger of the current titles for the iconic Play School, as well as a composer and lyricist for ABC2's "Giggle and Hoot". His works have been performed on So You Think You Can Dance USA and featured as part of Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards.
He is the composer for Telemovie "The Adventures of Charlotte and Henry" which won an APRA / AGSC award for Children's Television, as well as being nominated for an AFI award. In 2011 he joined ABC Music Publishing and is currently in the process of producing three new albums of Children's songs.
In Theatre, Sean was the recipient of an AWGIE for his musical Everything's F**ked. He created additional music and arrangements for the Helpmann award winning 2010 production of Fame, which was also performed as part of Australia's So You Think you Can Dance Finale. He was Sync Designer for the musical Hairspray and co-wrote "Miminga" which was used as the "Welcome to Country" segment in the Sydney NYE Festival, as well as being nominated for an Aria award. He also toured nationally as Musical Director for William Shatner.
Dedicated to a new and vibrant music theatre, Sean Peter combines an experienced and versatile musical ability with an understanding of the technical challenges and boundaries involved in theatre and performance on all scales. Although working internationally, he is based in Sydney, Australia.
“… and Sean .. dear, lovely Sean. Sean .. I’ve forgotten your last name” - William Shatner
“Australia’s Leading Songwriter …” - Roy Slaven “…Alive or Dead” - HG Nelson / The Ice Dream