Chris been a teaching artist for over nine years. He’s currently on the Acting faculty at AMDA and the Producing Director of Theatre Now New York. He has worked with: Inside Broadway, AMDA’s High School Summer Conservatory, Camp Broadway, Kidville, The Boys and Girls Club, The Putney School Summer Programs. He’s directed Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at TexARTS and Seussical Jr. at Brooklyn Acting Lab. As lyricist, and member of BMI, he wrote the jazzy, musical theatre song, "Kristy's Lament (Another Awful Day with the MTA)”, sung by Broadway’s Kristy Cates, which is available on iTunes. As an actor, some of his credits include the national tours of Broadway Christmas Wonderland and The Berenstain Bears Live! Other selected TYA credits include: The Polar Express Train Ride, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka as Willy Wonka, Seussical, Disney's High School Musical, and The Commedia Pinocchio. He's a member of the Educational Theatre Association. He holds a M.S.Ed. in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York and a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre and B.A. in Theatre Arts Directing from Pace University.