Originally from Melbourne, Chris moved to Sydney to train at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). He joins Evita fresh from the national tour of Green Day’s hit rock extravaganza American Idiot (Shake&Stir), where he played the role of Theo. Audiences may also know Chris best from his portrayal of Angel in the Hayes Theatre Co’s game-changing production of Rent (Highway Run). Rent played two critically acclaimed, sell-out seasons and garnered unanimous acclaim. Before Rent, Chris toured Australia, New Zealand and Asia as part of the record-breaking touring companies of Wicked (Universal/GFO), covering and performing the role of Boq and as part of the remarkable ensemble.
Some of Chris’s other mainstage theatre credits include the original cast of the Des McAnuff-directed stage epic Doctor Zhivago (GFO), Man 1 in Songs For A New World (Hayes Theatre Co/ Blue Saint), creating the role of Aloysius in the Darren Gilshenan-directed The Chaos Fairy (Monkey Baa), The Pirates of Penzance (Opera Australia), the Newsboy in the international tour of Jekyll and Hyde (TML) and Adam Guettel’s Floyd Collins (Meredith Shaw). Chris’s also holds a number of diverse TV credits and his voice can be heard on several cast recordings.