Focus on: Christopher von Baeyer
Christopher is a professional actor, educator and consultant specializing in the integration of theatre and human development. He is the Artistic Director of Toronto Playback Theatre, which he founded with the mission of providing dynamic, audience-interactive, issues-based theatre for diverse audiences. For 15 years he has served as Director of Client Relations for the Ariel Group, an international training and consulting firm that uses techniques developed and honed in the performing arts to help business leaders develop leadership presence. He teaches regularly at Harvard, Columbia, and Kellogg Business schools and currently sits on the faculty as well as the Advisory Board for Leadership Development at the Banff Centre in Alberta. For over ten years he has been a student of meditation, through which he pursues the practice of non-clinging compassionate awareness. His greatest teacher is his nine year old son, who serves as his muse and guide in the spirit of play.
Christopher von Baeyer has presented:
- The Spirit of Play: Theatre as a Reflective Practice (2009)
- Playback Theatre Storytelling and Organizational Development (2008)
- Stories in Search of Something Else: An Evening of Playback Theatre (2005)
- The Mechanics of Story: Playback Theatre as a Facilitative Tool (2004)