Projects

Pinkalicious: The Musical

Vital Theatre Company

Acting

He performed the role Mr. Pinkerton for six weeks at St. Luke's Theatre. pinkaliciousthemusical.com

ENCORE: Mario! A Salute to the Great Lanza

The Green Room 42

Directing

Starring Sean Patrick Murtagh's in his last encore performance of his NYC Cabaret Debut.

Willy Wonka JR.

KJK Productions - Trinity Elementary School

Asst. Directing

Asst. directed and choreographed this production featuring 60 kids in a two week rehearsal process for after-school programming.

And The Award Goes To

Emerging Artists Theatre New Work Series

Directing

Short Play by Matt Heftler

Jason was 21 when he won an Emmy Award for his work on the children’s show, Captain Cauliflower. Twenty years later, he sees this accomplishment as the highlight of his career, but it’s been downhill ever since. When a handsome stranger offers to purchase his award, Jason is uncertain. Does he keep an object that represents his success, or sell it and uses the money for a once in a lifetime trip? Depressed, confused, and hesitant, he receives guidance from the one person he least expects. His decision will have an impact on this memory of his past, his thoughts of his present, and his vision of his future.

Urinetown: The Musical

Duke's Eye Productions - The PIT

Acting

Starred in the role of Bobby Strong for two performances. 

Mario! A Salute to the Great Lanza

The Green Room 42

Directing

Starring Sean Patrick Murtagh's in his NYC Cabaret Debut.

High School Performing Arts Summer Conservatory

AMDA

Teaching

Led the Acting for the Stage Program, creating a nine-part curriculum, exploring the basic foundations on selecting & applying acting technique to material. Including lecturing basics of script analysis, emotional recall techniques, stage direction, and audition technique.

Theatre Now's SOUND BITES 6.0

Merkin Hall at Kauman Music Center

Producing

Producer for SOUND BITES 6.0. the Sixth Annual Festival of Minute Musicals

5th Grade Musical Theatre Residency

92nd St Y - PS 527

Directing

Developed, directed, & choreographed an original musical based on student memoir stories for a 20 session residency.

Casper The-Not-So-Friendly Ghost

Indieworks - New York Theatre Festival

Acting

Performed in the role of "Richard", short play by Domenic Servidio, directed by Christopher Michaels. Casper is all grown up and in a pinch when the couple inhabiting his haunted home hires a hack of a medium to get him out. What starts as a seance quickly turns into an all out fright-fest in this madcap comedy starring everybody’s favorite ghost!

The Polar Express Train Ride

Rail Events Productions

Acting

Performed in the role of "Know It All" in this site specific production in Whippany, NJ.

Kristy's Lament (Another Awful Day With the MTA)

itunes

Lyricist

Original song based on a Facebook status and sung by Broadway's Kristy Cates was released on iTunes.

Bittersweet

Emerging Artists Theatre New Work Series

Directing

Short play written by Matt Heftler. While Andrew puts away his groceries and gets ready for a date, he has a sweet conversation with an unforgettable box of chocolates

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

Plaza Theatrical Productions

Acting

Starred in the role of Willy Wonka.

High School Performing Arts Summer Conservatory

AMDA

Teaching

Taught Monologue Prep. for the Musical Theatre students at AMDA's Summer High School Conservatory.

Musical Theatre Spring Showcase

Brooklyn Acting Lab

Directing

Co-Directed Brooklyn Acting Lab's Musical Theatre Spring showcase  featuring 4th-8th graders with performances at The Actors Fund Art Center.

Music Video: Kristy's Lament (Another Awful Day With the MTA)

New York Film Academy

Lyricist

Shooting took place for the music video of Chris's song "Another Awful Day With the MTA" at the New York Film Academy, starring Kristy Cates.

Theatre Now's SOUND BITES 5.0

The Irene Diamond Stage Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center

Producing

As Managing Director of Theatre Now New York, Produced SOUND BITES a festival of 10-min musicals at The Signature Theater.

5th Grade Musical Theatre Residency

92nd St Y - PS 527

Directing

Developed and implemented “One World, Our Journey" in-school residency program for 5th Grade classrooms (2 classes, 20 Sessions) at P.S. 527. Directed, wrote, and choreographed an original script for a final performance using pre-existing musical theatre material, based on interviews conducted by 50 students. Choreographed numbers included: "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This" (Sweet Charity), "Bright Star" (Bright Star), "Ease on Down the Road" & "Brand New Day" (The Wiz), & "We Tell the Story" (Once on This Island).

Lifetime Arts' Teaching Mentee Program

Lifetime Arts

Teaching

Completed Lifetime Arts' Teaching Mentee Program, Assistant taught an older adult library program called, "Creative Aging: Treasured Memories."

Kragtar: An American Monster Musical

Theatre Now - The West End Theatre

Producing

With Theatre NOW New York produced, "Kragtar: An American Monster Musical" opens at the West End Theatre.

What's Your Wish?

Theatre Now - The West End Theatre

Producing

With Theatre NOW New York produced, "What's Your Wish?" opens at the West End Theatre.

We Have Apples

Theatre Now - The West End Theatre

Producing

With Theatre NOW New York produced, "We Have Apples" opens at the West End Theatre.

High School Performing Arts Summer Conservatory

AMDA

Teaching

Returned to the program teaching Monologue Prep. for the Musical Theatre High School students.

Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr.

TexARTS

Directing

In Austin, TX. directed and scheduled their three weeks, all day musical production intensive for actors ages seven to fourteen. Created a cohesive production vision & collaborated with a professional design team.

Theatre Now's SOUND BITES 4.0

The Irene Diamond Stage Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center

Producing

As managing director of TNNY, produced a festival ten minute musicals at The Signature Theatre.

It Shoulda Been You

Grenta Theatre

Acting

Cast as Greg at Gretna Theater, PA in "It Shoulda Been You"

Suessical Jr.

Brooklyn Acting Lab

Directing

Directed and choreographed this show with 22 cast members of 1st-6th graders as part of their after school programming. 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

St Bart's Players - Hudson Guild Theatre

Acting

Performed in the role of "Leaf Coneybear". Directed & Choreographed by Alex Perez
Musical Direction by W. Brent Sawyer, Produced by Joe Gambino & Danny Conover.

Into The Woods

Brooklyn Acting Lab

Asst. Directing

Directed by Kristen Kristen Lynch & Clare Hammoor, Chris asst. directed this show with cast members of 1st-6th graders as part of their after school programming. 

The Berenstain Bears Live!

National Tour

Acting

Chris was cast as Gramps Bear and Cousin Freddy in the 2015 National Tour of The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters: The Musical. January - June 2015.

All Shook Up

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

Acting

Chris was cast as Dennis for this production in  Springboro, Ohio.

The Teaching Artist

Podcast

Producing & Hosting

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