Chris has 10 years of professional theatre experience teaching, directing and acting with young people. Originally from the USA, Chris began as the Head of Theatre at Independent Lake Summer Camp in Pennsylvania before becoming the Managing Director of Prairie Fire Children's Theatre in Minnesota where he oversaw the artistic direction of children's musicals, comedies, plays and workshops across the country. He has also worked in depth with physically and developmentally challenged children of all ages. Since making his home in the UK in 2013, Chris has become an Education Coordinator for young people in London and taught as a Drama teacher for multiple Stagecoach schools around the area. As Principal of Stagecoach Reading East, Chris is committed to helping every student develop their strengths and embrace their creativity with guidance from him and the talented team of teachers.