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Shakespeare in Performance: Person

Christopher Gaze

Festival Founder and Artistic Director, Christopher trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and since then he has performed in virtually every major centre across Canada, as well as in England and the USA. Favourites among the innumerable characters he has played for Bard are Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, the titel role in Richard III, Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Cornwall in King Lear. He recently appeared as Frank Strang in Equus (Playhouse). In 2002 Christopher was honoured with induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. The Taming of the Shrew (2007, Bard on the Beach, International) .... The Man from Mantua
  2. Love's Labour's Lost (2005, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Boyet
  3. Much Ado About Nothing (2004, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Dogberry
  4. Henry V (2002, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Chorus
  5. Antony and Cleopatra (2001, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Soothsayer
  6. The Taming of the Shrew (2001, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Christopher Sly
  7. Henry IV, Part 1 (2000, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Northumberland
  8. Henry IV, Part 1 (2000, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Owen Glendower
  9. The Tempest (2000, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Stephano
  10. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Bottom
  11. As You Like It (1998, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Adam
  12. Richard III (1998, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Richard
  13. Love's Labour's Lost (1997, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Holofernes
  14. The Merchant of Venice (1996, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Shylock
  15. King Lear (1994, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Duke of Cornwall
  16. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1994, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Sir John Falstaff
  17. Romeo and Juliet (1993, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Chorus
  18. The Taming of the Shrew (1993, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Christopher Sly
  19. The Tempest (1992, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Stephano
  20. Twelfth Night (1992, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Malvolio
  21. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1991, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Bottom
  22. As You Like It (1991, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Adam

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream (2003, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Director
  2. Henry V (2002, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Director
  3. The Winter's Tale (1997, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Director
  4. As You Like It (1991, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Director
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1990, Bard on the Beach, Canada) .... Director

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