Christopher Weare
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Christopher Weare

Emeritus Professor Christopher Weare lectured at Rhodes University from 1978 – 1981 and retired from UCT Drama Department in 2014 where he taught for 33 years. He was awarded the Fleur Du Cap Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 for his remarkable contribution to the theatre industry.

He founded The Intimate Theatre (2002 – 2014) affording a valuable platform for many professional practitioners. He was a founder member of the Arena Theatre Company (1996 – 2006) and a founder member of The Mechanicals Collective (2008 – 2014).

He taught acting [screen and stage] at AFDA: The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, Cape Town (2015 -2018).