About Florida Repertory Theatre
Actor/Director Since 2000
Chris is the Associate Artistic Director here at Florida Repertory Theatre where he has directed and performed in more than 40 productions. He was honored with an Alan Schneider Directing Award nomination through Theatre Communications Group. He was a founding member and co-artistic director of the Neighborhood Theatre for Kids in Brooklyn. Directing credits: Florida Rep: The House of Blue Leaves, The Cocktail Hour, One Slight Hitch, Tribes, The Santaland Diaries (since 2010), Collected Stories, Educating Rita, Lend Me a Tenor, Time Stands Still, The Mystery of Irma Vep, Black Tie, Sideman, Trying, Rounding Third, Alone Together, The Foreigner, The Glass Menagerie, and The Lady with All the Answers; Other directing credits: The Riverside Theatre, The Virginia Stage Company: Off Square Theatre: The New York Fringe Festival, The Chenango River Theatre, Southwest Florida Symphony, Symphony Space, York Theatre, 78th Street Theatre, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Neighborhood Theatre for Kids, the famed Actors Studio, and 16 productions for the Depot Theatre. As an actor he has worked here at Florida Rep in 15 productions and all over the country. In 2012 he was named Florida Weekly’s Best Actor of the Year and has been the recipient of both the Barrymore Award (Philadelphia) and the South Florida Carbonell for best actor. His one-man play, A Little More Than You Wanted to Spend, recently ran at The Drilling Company in New York City. He currently serves in the Classical Acting Division of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. For Jess Ilias.