Deborra Bergmark Peelor : CAL U

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Deborra Bergmark Peelor


  • B.A. English Literature, Creative Writing and Theatre Arts minors: Edinboro University
  • M.A. Theatre Production, GA Lighting Design: University of Pittsburgh


Deborra has been a professional freelance lighting designer and union stage hand. Before joining Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance,  she  worked with Seton Hill University, the University of Pittsburgh, Lincoln Park Performing Arts High School and Point Park University as a guest designer. As a member of IATSE Local 3, Pittsburgh, Deborra served as A Committee chair for several years, coordinating education for new members. Professional credits in lighting design, assistant lighting design, production design, scenic design and projection design include Quantum Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Mary Miller Dance, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Phipps Conservatory and the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival.

Research Interests

History of Pittsburgh theater and labor.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Theatre and Dance

Academic Program(s)

  • B.A. Theatre

Contact Information


Steele Hall 1-140


"I love working with student discovering creative approaches to design. I love the physical, scientific and artistic aspects of working as a designer and technician."

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