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Christopher Brauer

Associate Professor

Contact Information


Theatre and Film


  • Theatre / Music

Areas of Expertise:

  • Acting for Theatre
  • Clown Performance
  • Directing for Theatre
  • Shakespeare Performance Technique
  • Theatre

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Christopher Brauer is a Winnipeg-based director and text coach, as well as an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at The University of Winnipeg, where he teaches acting, directing and Shakespeare performance.

Brauer's directing credits include: (upcoming) Am I Not King: the last concert of Richard II (zone41/WECC); The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz (Station Arts Centre); Richard III & Othello (Shakespeare in the Ruins); Venus in Fur (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Angels in America: Millenium Approaches & Perestroika (Winnipeg Jewish Theatre); The Three Sisters (zone41/Theatre Projects Manitoba); Winter’s Tale (Tom Tom Theatre); Story of a Sinking Man (Theatre Dirigible); The Universal Wolf (No Sugar Added Productions); Three More Sleepless Nights (Broken Dog Productions); The Play’s the Thing, Marion Bridge (Georgian Theatre Festival).

He has also directed UWinnipeg productions of Twelfth Night, The Power of Yes, Seven Doors, The Possibilities, As You Like It, Faust(us), Henry V, Pericles, King Lear, and La La La Dispute.

Brauer has acted as text coach for Shakespeare in the Ruins productions of The Merchant of Venice, Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV, Henry V, Julius Caesar, and Antony and Cleopatra.

Media and Research Expert