John Peeples has been connected to the theatre and comedy community in Houston in one way or another since the late 1980s. Getting his start as a technician at Houston's original Comedy Workshop then moving onto run the box office at Radio Music Theatre. Later he went on to work at Houston Community College Central campus' Heinen Theatre for directors such as John Corley, Kate Pogue, and Ed Muth. He also did sound design work at the University of Houston Downtown for Dr. Tom Lyttle.
Beginning in the mid 1990's John took an extended break from theatre, got married, and along with his wife Melody helped raise his two children, Sofia and Max. During that time he ran a successful computer consulting business and was a house Dad.
In the fall of 2010 John decided to return to school - enrolling first at Lone Star College then at the University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance. He graduated with a BFA in Theatre - Production in December 2016. That same month he landed a job as assistant audio engineer, at Houston's own Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Since returning to school John has worked around Houston in various technical capacities but specializing in sound design.
John has designed sound for productions at Horse Head Theatre Co., Catastrophic Theatre, The Landing Theatre Company, Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company, Queensbury Theatre, St. John's School, Shunay Theatre, 14 Pews, Westbury Christian School, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Cone Man Running Productions, Houston's Jewish Community Center, Houston's first ever Actor's Equity Showcase, and Houston Community College-SW Campus, among others.
John has been an engineer or sound tech for The Alley Theatre, The Houston Shakespeare Festival, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Diverse Works, Main Street Theatre, and the Mid-Town Arts Center (MATCH). to name a few.
John is a member of the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association. (TSDCA)