Head of Senior School
Chris trained in Performing Arts at De Montfort University in Leicestershire, graduating in 2001 with 1st Class Honours. He began working professionally in Dance in 2000 and over the past two decades has had a full and varied career. He has toured extensively performing work with The Mission (State Of Emergency), Springs Dance Company, Mobius Dance Theatre, Mercurial Dance, KeiraDance and Parlor Dance nationally and internationally and in the odd music video or two.
Chris has trained in and performed Aerial work and has often performed in site specific and physical theatre settings, developing movement alongside voice and character. He has completed Levels 1 and 2 of the Estill Voice Training System and has a certificate in Further Laban Studies from the Laban Guild International.
Chris has also been teaching throughout his career, delivering classes and educational work to pupils and professionals alike. As well as delivering sessions for the CAT programmes in London and the East Midlands and the CYD programme at The Place (London Contemporary Dance School), he has delivered outreach work for a number of the professional companies he has toured with.
Chris continues to work across Part Time School and Sixth Form, working with students, their families and friends to help them find the best possible route through their training.