Christopher’s work as a director and inspiring tutor, is being increasingly noted in London and elsewhere.
Christopher was until recently the lead lecturer in movement studies at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts, and draws on a deep knowledge of differing movement disciplines such as those developed by Rudolf Laban and many others, to help actors use their bodies easily and creatively as the core element in their work
Chris currently works as a freelance director in London specialising in musical theatre and the classics. His work as an actor spans thirty years and he holds numerous stage credits as well as film and television experience. He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama completing an MA in Directing in 2005. His directing credits include the autumn 2010 UK premiere of the musical Bright Lights, Big City (This Stage Ltd, Hoxton Hall), john & jen (UK premiere. Finborough Theatre), A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer by Eve Ensler (London premiere), A Devilish Exercise: Conjuring Marlowe at the Rose (The Rose Theatre Trust), Timon (a site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens), and Beckett’s Shorts (an anthology of Samuel Beckett). Christopher is a visiting lecturer for the Central School of Speech and Drama and has extensive lecturing credits from his native Canada. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a BA (Hons) in History.