University of Winnipeg Theatre & Film

Winnipeg, MB

Christopher Brauer

The Department of Theatre and Film at UofW is the go-to centre in Manitoba for training in the practical aspects of making both theatre and film.

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Online Class Description

Professor Christopher Brauer offers a short, detailed and highly effective crash course in performing monologues – particularly helpful for generals or theatre school auditions!

University of Winnipeg Theatre & Film

Whether you’re interested in being onstage, backstage, or behind the camera, the Department of Theatre and Film at UofW can offer you all this and more. Our faculty of working professionals has established our reputation as the go-to centre in Manitoba for training in the practical aspects of making both theatre and film. Our graduates are resourceful, knowledgeable, and daring and are able to work comfortably in a wide range of professions. You only need to look at the program or credits for a play or film/tv project happening in Manitoba to see a long list of our graduates - proof positive that Theatre and Film at UofW will see to it that you are prepared.

We offer a 3-Year General BA in all streams, a 4-Year Honours BA in most streams, and a Minor. We offer degree studies in Filmmaking, Acting, Theatre Production and Stage Management, Directing, Playwriting, Design, and Drama in Education.

You can learn about our program on our website: OR you can contact our Office Manager, Melinda Tallin at

And if you’re thinking…”Winnipeg, huh?”...there are many great reasons to choose The University of Winnipeg. We offer a diverse range of programs across six faculties — Arts, Science, Business & Economics, Kinesiology & Applied Health, Graduate Studies, and Education — and many unique research and learning opportunities. Our dedicated professors, small class sizes and personal attention are geared to helping you succeed. And with the third-lowest tuition in Canada, UWinnipeg delivers a high quality education at an affordable rate. So check out the University’s website.

Faculty & Alumni

  • Christopher Brauer

    Department Chair

    Our busy and diverse department is currently chaired by Christopher Brauer. Christopher has his MFA in Acting from York University and works as a professional director and text coach. He is currently coaching the upcoming Shakespeare in the Ruins production of Much Ado About Nothing and this fall will be directing The Three Musketeers on the mainstage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. Christopher principally teaches acting and directing courses. You can find more details about productions he has coached or directed at: