Peter Schneider is the recipient of a Best Musical Tony Award for producing The Lion King on Broadway, and has directed productions of My Life with Men...and Other Animals, starring Maria Cassi, (New York, Italy, Romania), Pal Joey (Pasadena, Little Rock), Sister Act, The Musical (World Premier Pasadena, Atlanta, London) and Julius Caesar (Romania). Schneider produced the award-winning 2009 documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty about Disney Animation from 1984 – 1994. During a seventeen-year tenure at the Walt Disney Company, he spearheaded the creation of over fifty films including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast (Golden Globe Award), The Little Mermaid, Toy Story and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.