Cohen Ambrose, MA, MFA
Director,
Theatre Faculty

Cohen Ambrose is an actor, director, teacher, playwright, dramaturg, and scholar, who has lived and worked in Montana, Washington, New York City, and Prague, Czech Republic. He holds an MA in Performance Theory and Criticism, an MFA in directing from the University of Montana, and a BA in philosophy and theatre from The Evergreen State College. His research and scholarship interests include Brecht, Meyerhold, Chekhov, actor-training, phenomenology, media and digital dramaturgy, and cognitive science in performance. His work has been published in Theatre Symposium, Wheelhouse Magazine, State of the Arts, The Brecht Yearbook, and by the University of Montana Press. He has directed and/or acted in over twenty professional and academic productions, most recently including an adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo, a production of Lanford Wilson’s Book of Days, and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. He teaches Acting, Introduction to Theatre, and Theatre History at CCBC Catonsville.
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