Dr. Claire Borody is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg. She holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Toronto, an M.Ed. in Pedagogical Theory with a Specialization in Theatre, and a B.A. in English, Art History and Theatre from the University of Manitoba.
Claire teaches acting and theory courses and has developed a senior level course in performance creation (devised theatre). Her research interests include 20-21st century acting and performance theory, devised and collectively conceived performance work and its documentation, inter-disciplinary and cross-cultural performance, contemporary Canadian theatre and creative spectatorship. She has published articles and reviews in Canadian Theatre Review, Canadian Literature, The University of Toronto Quarterly and Prairie Fire. Most recently, she published a book chapter on Primus Theatre in West-words: Celebrating Western Canadian Theatre and Playwriting.