Cohen Ambrose

Cohen Ambrose is an actor, director, teacher, playwright, dramaturg, and scholar, Cohen has lived and worked in Montana, Washington, New York City, and Prague, Czech Republic. He holds an MA in performance theory and criticism and an MFA in directing from the University of Montana, and a BA in philosophy and performance studies from The Evergreen State College. His research and scholarship interests include Brecht, Meyerhold, Chekhov, actor-training, phenomenology, media and digital dramaturgy, and cognitive science in performance. His work has been published in Theatre Symposium, Wheelhouse Magazine, State of the Arts, The Brecht Yearbook, and by the University of Montana Press. He has directed and/or acted in over twenty professional and educational productions, most recently including an adaptation of Brecht’s LIFE OF GALILEO, a production of Lanford Wilson’s BOOK OF DAYS, and Jere Lee Hodgin’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Cohen most recently finished work as production dramaturg for the Montana Repertory Theatre's 2016 National Tour of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS. He is currently serving as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Montana where he teaches acting and dramatic literature.