APF Founder/Artistic Director – Ann Marie Pereth

A co-founder and Artistic Director of A Public Fit Theatre Company, Pereth is a Las Vegas-based theatre director, choreographer and teacher. In addition to her direction of APF productions, her latest local projects include: Compleat Female Stage Beauty, The Horn Theater at the College of Southern Nevada; The Diary of Anne Frank at The Smith Center with the Jewish Reperatory Theater of Nevada; and Learned Ladies, Rabbit Hole, Miss Julie, 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton and Glory in the Flower at Nevada Conservatory Theatre.

With her passion for performing, Pereth has been involved with theatre and dance since she was 10 years old, beginning her training with the award-winning Rainbow Company Youth Theatre, a City of Las Vegas-sponsored theatre for young audiences. On several occasions, Pereth has gone back to her roots to work as a guest director and theatre instructor for The Rainbow Company. Some of her children’s theatre credits include Charlotte’s Web, Cheaper by the Dozen and The Odyssey. Pereth received her MFA in directing from UNLV and is currently working as an adjunct theatre professor for the College of Southern Nevada and UNLV. She has acted, danced, directed and choreographed with many renowned theatres, training programs and community organizations throughout the country including Disney Musicals in Schools, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts and American Girl in New York City.