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Brooke Christensen

Brooke Christensen is currently a Ph.D. student in the Theatre program at CUNY, Graduate Center and holds a BFA in Directing. Prior to moving to New York she worked for the Art Institute of Chicago and directed with the Chicago theatre collective Lucid Street Theatre. In a failed attempt to escape the real world, she lived in Santiago, Chile for almost a year inspiring her interest in South American theatre and performance.

A still from the play Wild Bride.
Joining the Band
Essay

Joining the Band

25 March 2013

Brooke Christensen reflects on her encounters with Emma Rice and Kneehigh's work, and the power of belonging in the audience – whether for 90 minutes and an intermission, or for the rest of one's life.