Sound Krayons Music:  STUDENT SPOTLIGHT


Received a Full Scholarship to Study Vocal Music and Acting in 2003
at Hartt School of Music
University of Hartford, CT

Chris is a former voice student of Kay Pere

He is an actor and singer who is currently living and going to school in Connecticut. Chris has had the opportunity to appear opposite noted actors including Tammy Grimes, Norman Allen, Timothy Nolan, Lorainne Serabian, Max Showalter and Erin Dilly. He has performed at the Goodspeed Opera House, Theatre-by-the-Sea, Ivoryton Playhouse, the Eugene O'Neil Theatre Center, Colonial (Granite) Theatre, Stratford Shakespeare Festival Theatre, and the Garde Arts Center.

Productions include CABARET, CRAZY FOR YOU, HELLO DOLLY!, SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, the East-coast premiere of WINESBURG, OHIO, FINIAN'S RAINBOW, SWEENEY TODD (Tobias), BYE BYE BIRDIE(Hugo), INTO THE WOODS(Baker), YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN(Linus), LOST IN YONKERS (Arty), Max Showalter's TOUCH OF THE CHILD, VOICES, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, as well as various musical reviews including a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit NOTHING'S GONNA HARM YOU at Goodspeed. Christopher's film work includes lead/principle roles in MICKEY LEE, THE PARLOR(with Gordon Clapp of NYPD BLUE and James Wilder of MELROSE PLACE), and MYSTIC NIGHTS & PIRATE FIGHTS, available from Tacamo Productions and Showcase Entertainment. Chris also starred in a student-produced film in association with Doritos/Winterfresh Inc.

Chris has been a student of master acting teacher Lynn Britt for years. He has also studied voice with Leighton Phraner and the late Mary Langdon, and dance (jazz) with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. He is currently a student at The Hartt School in Hartford, CT where he has been coached by Kristin Huffman, Robert Felstein, and Stan Wiertzychowski, studies acting with Henry Fonte and Alan Rust, and dance with Ralph Perkins, Tim Kasper and Danielle Jolie-Dale.

At home Chris is a member of the LUNCH (Local United Network to Combat Hunger) Ensemble, a performing group that benefits shoreline soup kitchens. Chris can be heard on various LUNCH CD's and cassettes including the recently released High School, My School, in which he is featured as a guest artist. Christopher dedicates all of his performances to his family and to his dear friend, the late Max Showalter. (Onward and upward!)....



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