Christopher Kehoe

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Little Women, Ferndale Repertory Theatre. Photo by James "Newt" Perdue.
“...one person's impossible task is [Kehoe's] irresistible challenge.”

-David Jervis, North Coast Journal

Director

Christopher Kehoe is a director and movement coach, with special interest in physical theatre and ensemble creation. He has directed original work presented by Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and coached movement at The University of Texas at Austin. His production of Little Women with Ferndale Repertory Theatre was named Best Musical of 2015 by Times-Standard. Christoper can consult engagements in vaudeville, clown, commedia dell’arte, mask performance, and physical storytelling. He has trained with The SITI Company, Brave New Institute, and Nautilus Music-Theater, and has an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre.

Awards

Directing Experience

Role Title Company Venue Year
Director Disney's Beauty and the Beast Ferndale Repertory Theatre Ferndale Repertory Theatre 2017
Ensemble Director A Fernie & Dale Christmas Carol Ferndale Repertory Theatre Ferndale Repertory Theatre 2016
Movement Coach
(dir. Natalie Novacek)
Book of Ishmael University of Texas at Austin The Lab Theatre 2016
Director Little Women Ferndale Repertory Theatre Ferndale Repertory Theatre 2015
Director The Genealogy of Happenstance Allegra J Lingo Guthrie Theater 2015
Ensemble Director Total Eclipse of the Heart The Peanut Butter Factory Illusion Theater 2015
Assistant Director
(dir. Craig Johnson)
Lysistrata Theatre in the Round Theatre in the Round 2012
Guest Director The Complete Sonnets Festival Classical Actor's Ensemble Intermedia Arts 2010
Assistant Director
(dir. Leah Cooper)
Panache Theatre in the Round Theatre in the Round 2010
Director Cirkus Kalashnikov Bedlam Theatre Bedlam Theatre 2009
Assistant Director
(dir. Lisa Channer)
The Galileo Project University of Minnesota Rarig Center 2008
Co-Director Speak The Speech University of Minnesota Xperimental Theatre Rarig Center 2007

Stage/Production Management Experience

Role Title Company Venue Year
Stage Manager The Genealogy of Happenstance Allegra J Lingo Guthrie Theater 2015
Stage Manager Blue Line Vacation Mother Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre 2015
Production Manager Brave New California Wolftooth Theatrical Band Blue Ox Millworks 2015
Stage Manager
(dir. Michael Fields)
Pippi Longstocking The Dell'Arte Company (touring production) 2014
Production Manager The Genealogy of Happenstance The Peanut Butter Factory Rarig Center 2014
Asssistant Stage Manager
(SM Glenn Klapperich)
Eclipsed Frank Theatre The Playwrights' Center 2010
Stage Manager
(dir. Matt Sciple)
Quartermaine's Terms Theatre in the Round Theatre in the Round 2010
Asssistant Stage Manager
(SM Spencer Putney)
By the Bog of Cats Frank Theatre Guthrie Theatre 2009