Peter Nolle was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, where he studied fine arts and scenic design and worked as Set Designer in multiple Theatres in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. He designed sets and costumes for operas, musicals and theatre plays as well as for the ballet. For seven years he was the resident scenic designer and Head of the Workshops with Theatre St. Gallen in Switzerland before he moved to Phoenix, Arizona with his family in 2012. Since then he works as Technical Director and Scenic Designer at the Arizona Opera Company. Don Pasquale was his first design in the United States. His most recent designs were Don Giovanni (2016), Florencia en el Amazonas (2015), and Falstaff (2016).