Before coming to CalArts, Chris worked for Penn State as an Associate Professor, Production Manager and Technical Director for the School of Theatre. Prior to Penn State, Chris worked at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts as Associate Technical Director. While at A.R.T. Chris worked on numerous productions including a few Broadway hits, such as Porgy and Bess, Pippin, All the Way, Finding Neverland, and Waitress. Chris received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Fairfield University and then went on to earn his M.F.A in Technical Design and Production from Yale University’s School of Drama. When not working in academia, Chris engages with various production companies including Beth Morrison Projects as the Production Manager for Home by Geoff Sobelle. Chris has toured shows all over the world across 4 continents.