Scenic Drop Artist
While Christopher works mainly as a Scenic Designer, he has worked as a Scenic Painter and Carpenter on over 40 productions over the past 8 years. As a Scenic Artist, he has had the privilege of learning from long time Seattle Repertory Scenic Artist, Nancy Knott and his mentor, Pam Knauert-Lavarnway. As a designer, Christopher’s most recent work was seen for ReAct Theater Company’s production of Driving Miss Daisy at Richard Hugo House. Christopher is also a recent graduate from the University of Washington’s School of Drama where he was awarded his Masters of Fine Arts in Scenic Design this past spring. While at the UW he designed scenery for several productions including: The Illusion, Rough Magic (with Myra Platt, founding Artistic Director for Book-It Repetory), Picasso at the Lapin Agile, ‘TIl the Day I Die, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and Spring’s Awakening. Prior to attending the UW, Christopher for a year worked on several productions as a Scenic Design Assistant for the Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts. While at PCPA he was also Associate Designer on one of only several regional theater productions of Les Miserables with Artistic Director Emeritus, Jack Shouse. At the culmination of his time with PCPA, Christopher designed scenery for Lisa Loomer’s Distracted, a play just coming off of its successful Broadway run. Christopher also has a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Wright State University where he designed scenery for Angels in America: Part One – Millennium Approaches, The Skin of Our Teeth, Aida, and The Shape of Things. Other Credits include: The Foreigner for Brookville Community Theater and Production Designer for Talk, Talk, Talk at Dayton Playhouse for L.E.A.P., a summer theater camp for kids.