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Chris trained at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts, Circus Space and the Central School of Speech and Drama.
He had his West End debut at age 15 playing Snake in Oliver! (London Palladium) and after completing his training had many roles in international tours and West End productions such as:- Chess (ENO), The Lord of the Rings (original cast, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Broadway (Palace, Myrtle Beach, USA), Spirit of the Dance (international tour), Nintendo’s Pokemon (creating the role of Ash which resulted in a residence at the Aladdin Casino, Las Vegas), West Side Story, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) where he was also aerial/acro supervisor, Die Meistersinger (The Royal Opera House) where he was once again aerial/acro supervisor, and many others.
Chris also worked at the Greenwich Millennium Dome with Andrew Watson (director of creation for Cirque du Soleil) in which he starred in Ovo, the central arena show, as an aerialist 42m high. This gave him a taste for altitude and he is now a qualified skydiver!
His other work includes:- Rebuild the Roundhouse (Roundhouse), aerial specialist in Phflaster Specktakel (Linzer Summer Festival, Austria), various pantos around the UK and television/radio in the UK and abroad.
His audio recordings include:- The Lord of the Rings (world premiere cast).
In 2012 he worked with director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and performed in both the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Since the Olympics Chris has worked on many other projects and at the moment is on a UK tour in the circus musical "Barnum" produced by Cameron Mackintosh and starring Brian Conley where as well as performing he is also circus captain for the show.
Chris has trained in skills such as:-Acrobatics, Stilt Walking, Poi, Staff, Tightwire, Stage Combat, Trapeze (Swinging, Fixed & Flying), Aerial Hoop and Silks to name but a few!
Chess Chess tells a story of love and political intrigue, set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, in which superpowers attempt to manipulate an international chess championship for political ends. Two of the world’s greatest chess masters, one American, one Russian, are in danger of becoming the pawns of their gov...
Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree at the West End premiere of CHESS, starring Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Cedric Neal, Tim Howar, Cassidy Janson and Philip Browne at the London Coliseum (on 1 May 2018). Did Perry thank Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice for the music at the after party?