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Christopher Brauer

Theatre and Film


Christopher Brauer Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3T12
Building: Asper Centre for Theatre and Film
Phone: 204-786-9006
Email: c.brauer@uwinnipeg.ca

Degrees:

B.A. (Hons) in Drama and English – University of Toronto, MFA Acting – York University

Biography:

Christopher Brauer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film. His creative work focuses on directing plays and on text coaching classical productions. He teaches courses in acting and directing. His actor training methodology incorporates the techniques of Canadian clown innovator Richard Pochinko.

Teaching Areas:

Introduction to Acting, Advanced Scene Study, Character Embodiment, Audition Technique, Performing Shakespeare, Approaches to Directing, Advanced Directing.

Courses:

THMF 1001-001 Introduction to Theatre: Performance

THFM 4141-001 Acting IV Honours: Style and Genre

Publications:

My publications take the form of productions I have directed or text-coached:

Selected Directing:

Kiss of the Spider Woman by John Kander and Fred Ebb - Dry Cold Productions

John by Annie Baker – Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Venus in Fur by David Ives – Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Am I Not King: the last concert of Richard II by William Shakespeare, Christopher Brauer, Tom Keenan, Matt Powers & Royal Canoe – zone41 theatre

The Three Sisters by Bruce McManus (adapted from Chekhov) – zone41 theatre

The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz by Armin Wiebe – The Station Arts Centre

Richard III by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Othello by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches & Perestroika by Tony Kushner – Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare – Tom Tom Theatre

Text Coaching:

Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Anthony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Henry V by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Henry IV 1 & 2 by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare – Shakespeare in the Ruins