Chris Abraham 2012 large photo

Chris Abraham

Fifth season: Director of A Midsummer Night's DreamStratford: Othello, The Matchmaker, The Little Years, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again. Elsewhere: Winners and Losers, Someone Else, Seeds, I, Claudia, BOXHEAD (Crow’s Theatre); Eternal Hydra (Crow’s/Factory Theatre); I, Claudia, The Patient Hour (Tarragon); Antigone, The Lesson (Soulpepper); Hedda Gabler, The Glass Menagerie, Salt-Water Moon (Saidye Bronfman Centre). Training: National Theatre School of Canada. Awards: Dora Awards for The Little Years, Eternal Hydra, Easy Lenny Lazmon…; Sterling Award for Frozen (Citadel Theatre); Gemini Award for I, Claudia (CBC/Sienna Films); 2013 Elinor and Lou Siminovitch Prize in theatre. Online: Et cetera: Chris is the Artistic Director of Crow’s Theatre in Toronto. They recently announced plans for a new venue in Toronto’s East End, slated to open in 2016. He is past Co-Director of the National Theatre School of Canada Directing Program.