About

From in Portland, OR

Lives & works in Bloomington, IN

Chris is in his final semester in the M.F.A. scenic design program at Indiana University. Before returning to school, Chris worked for five seasons at Flat Rock Playhouse, where he was the Associate Scene Designer and Intern Director. While there, he had the opportunity to work on over 50 productions, design numerous shows, as well as assisting on many more.  Some of Chris' favorite designs include The Last Five Years, James and the Giant Peach, Over the River and Through the Woods, and Crimes of the Heart.

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Scene Design Experience:

Crazy for You - Directed by: Ansley Valentine & DJ Gray, Indiana University, 2020

Hamlet- Directed by: Jonathan Michaelson, Indiana University, 2019

Water by the Spoonful - Directed by: Rachel Nicole Pierce, Indiana University, 2019

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? - Directed by: Murray McGibbon, Indiana University, 2018

The Heiress - Directed by: Dale McFadden, Indiana University, 2018

Nice Nails - Directed by: Jonathan Michaelson, Indiana University, 2018

Little Shop of Horrors- Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse MainStage, 2017

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown - Directed by: Charlie Johnson, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2017

The Dixie Swimclub - Directed by: Michael Kostroff, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2017

A Tuna Christmas - Directed by: Paige Posey, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2017

Willy Wonka Jr. - Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2017

Beehive: the 60's Musical - Directed by: Lisa K. Bryant, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2016

Affections of May - Directed by: Paige Posey, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2016

James & the Giant Peach Jr. - Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2016

Pump Boys & Dinettes - Directed by: Jason Edwards, Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, 2015

Crimes of the Heart - Directed by: J.J. Ruscella, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2015

Over the River & Through the Woods - Directed by: Scott Treadway, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2015

The Wizard of Oz - Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2015

Boeing Boeing - Directed by: Amy Jones, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2014

The Last Five Years - Directed by: Vincent Marini, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2014

Charlotte's Web - Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2014

Urinetown - Directed by: Riverdale High School, RIverdale High School, 2014

Disney's Mulan Jr. - Directed by: Dave Hart, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 2013

Footloose - Directed by: John Monteverde, Riverdale High School, 2013

The Winter's Tale - Directed by: Chris DuVal, University of Idaho, 2011

The GoodPerson of Szechwan - Directed by: David Lee-Painter, University of Idaho, 2011

The Shape of Things - Directed by: Nancy Lee-Painter, Lewis Clark State College, 2010

Ernestine Shuswap gets her Trout - Directed by: David Lee-Painter, University of Idaho, 2010

Education:

Indiana University - MFA  in Scenic Design, Expected 2020

University of Idaho - BFA in Scenic Design/ Technical Direction, Graduated 2011