Peter Kleinschmidt  (1940-) is an influential and controversial director.
Born in Germany, he was brought to South Africa in 1962 by Donald Inskip to work with the Department of Speech and Drama at the University of Cape Town. He would go on to do work for a number of other companies, notably the state-funded performing arts councils. He later married equally controversial South African writer, director and actress Mitzi Booysen.
Productions in South Africa
In 1981 he received the Fleur du Cap Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the industry. (See Inskip, 197*)
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