"Chris Armbrister hails from the Blue Ridge Mountains of VA & his career has taken him from coast to coast as an actor, director, writer, fight choreographer & producer. Chris is the Director of Theatrical Programming (overseeing show selection, staffing & casting) for the internationally acclaimed Stagedoor Manor in NY… where he just celebrated 20 years collaborating with an amazing group of people. From 2007 thru 2017, Chris was also the producer & artistic director for Thin Air Theatre Company…building the company’s reputation to a nationally recognized level as a small regional professional theatre by producing both original plays & some of Broadway’s greatest hits. Over the years Chris has enjoyed freelance directing at theaters like Orlando Repertory Theatre (FL), Sierra Repertory Theatre (CA) & Priscilla Beach Theatre up near Boston (where he will be returning in 2019 to direct one of his favorite shows…Young Frankenstein). Other favorite Directing credits include…Les Miserables; Laramie Project; Comedy of Errors; The Toxic Avenger, & The Last 5 Years (for which he was nominated for a BroadwayWorld.com Best Director Award). Chris holds an MFA in Theatre from the University of Alabama & is a member of East Tennessee State University’s Alumni Hall of Fame for his “Contributions to the Development of Theatre in America” as founding producer for Thin Air Theatre Company, East Tennessee Children’s Theatre and Vision Factory (in Los Angeles). Chris’ considers his #1 blessing in life to be his amazing wife Glenda…like The Good Witch!
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