Brett Christopher is Artistic Producer of Theatre Kingston, the city’s professional theatre company. Brett has been an active member of the Canadian theatre community since graduating from George Brown theatre school.
Celebrated as both an actor and a director, he has worked with a variety of theatre companies including the Stratford Festival, Port Hope Festival, Actors Repertory Company, Convergence Theatre, and Thousand Islands Playhouse.
He was the recipient of both the Masques and Mecca Awards for his performance of the solo show I Am My Own Wife at the Segal Centre in Montreal. His direction of The Tempest for Barrie’s Theatre by the Bay was named one of the country’s top productions by Robert Cushman of the National Post. Brett has worked in an administrative capacity for a number of theatre organizations, including Buddies in Bad Times, Actors Repertory Company, and the Thousand Islands Playhouse under founding artistic director Greg Wanless. Last season, Brett debuted at Stratford Festival as co-director of the critically acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
This year, Brett will perform in the world premiere of In a Blue Moon at Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company.
In between times, Brett also takes the occasional role in local independent films and sits on an Arts Advocacy committee of the Kingston Arts Council. He lives here in Kingston with his wife and two daughters, and at last year’s Kingston WritersFest chatted with author Steven Galloway in the popular event “Smoke and Mirrors.”