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Chris Abraham

CHRIS ABRAHAM (he/him) Director 

Hometown: Toronto.

For Crow’s Theatre:  Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Uncle Vanya, MixTape, As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Stars: Together, The Wedding Party, True Crime, Boy in the Moon, The Assembly, The Watershed, The Seagull, Winners & Losers, Someone Else, Eternal Hydra, and I, Claudia.

Other Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing, Tartuffe, The Taming of the Shrew, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, The Matchmaker, The Little Years, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again, (Stratford Festival); Cyrano de Bergerac, (Shaw Festival); Seeds (Crow’s and Porte Parole); and Macbeth (Bard on the Beach, Vancouver).

Film/TV: Shakespearean Coach for Station Eleven on HBO; Gemini Award-winning film adaptation of I, Claudia. Education/Training: University of Toronto, National Theatre School of Canada.

More: Artistic Director of Crow’s Theatre since 2008, leading the company through major milestones including building Streetcar Crowsnest and this season’s 40th anniversary; recipient of the Elinor and Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre; served as co-director of the National Theatre School’s renowned directing program.

Social Media: @crowstheatread