Artistic and Executive Director
Christopher trained at East 15 Acting School and on the National Theatre Directors Course, London.
Directing Credits include: When They Go Low
, Hansel and Gretel
, Little Criminals
(Warts and All Theatre) From The Ground Up
& Press Go
(Almeida Theatre) Oliver!, Immune, Kontakt, Sweeney Todd
and Oh No! Not Snow!
(Royal & Derngate, Northampton) Short Changed
(Theatre Royal Plymouth) Exams are getting easier
& What the Dickens?!
(Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
He created the model of the Young Company at Northampton's Royal & Derngate, during his time there as the Youth Theatre Director. He is passionate about high quality process
for participatory activity and developed the Practitioner Training Scheme, which worked with local artists to develop their skills in workshop delivery for children and young people.
His process when working with Children and Young People has been highlighted as a model of excellent practice in reference to Arts Council England's 7 Quality Principles by Theatre Royal Plymouth. In addition to directing and producing theatre, Christopher is also a writer/theatre maker and has been commissioned to create new work for various organisations over the last few years. Christopher regularly directs productions for Universities and Drama Schools and has worked internationally on projects in Calgary and Madrid for The British Council.
More information on his directing work can be found here