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Chris Woodworth
Acting Resume

Like many theatre artists, acting was how I first became interested in theatre. Although most of my theatrical work is behind the directing table or with a pen in my hand, I still enjoy performing. In recent years I have rekindled my love of acting, appearing on stages as small as the front seat of my car (Dashboard Dramas in Rochester Fringe Festival) and as large as a 1,400 seat opera house (Dear Elizabeth at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, NY).

Theatre (selected)

  • Dashboard After Dark, "Stake Out" — Vee — Rochester Fringe Festival

  • Dashboard Dramas IX, "This Must Be The Place" — Cam — Rochester Fringe Festival

  • Dashboard Dramas VIII, "Giddy Uptown" — Montana — Rochester Fringe Festival

  • Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind — Chris— Blackfriars Theatre

  • Dear Elizabeth Elizabeth Bishop Missing Marquee Theatre / Smith Opera House

  • Dashboard Dramas VI, “Hot Seat” Lindsey Rochester Fringe Festival

  • Traumaturgy Victoria Demming Lawrence Bloomington Playwrights Project

  • The Scrooge Variations Mrs. Cratchitt / Ensemble Bloomington Playwrights Project

  • On the Twentieth Century Letitia Peabody Primrose Geneva Theatre Guild

  • Oliver Widow Corney Geneva Theatre Guild

  • Sally’s Rape Jeannie Bowling Green State University

  • Over the River & Through the WoodsAidaBowling  Green State University

  • Bash Young Woman Bowling Green State University

  • Still Life Cheryl Bowling Green State University

  • IndependenceKess Indiana University

  • Getting Out Arlene St. Lawrence University

  • Polaroid Stories Persephone / Semele St. Lawrence University

  • Beggar on Horseback Mrs. Cady St. Lawrence University


Education and Training

PhD Theatre (Bowling Green State U.); MA Theatre & Drama (Indiana U.); BA Speech & Theatre (St. Lawrence U.)


Additional Training

  • Aerial Arts —silks, lyra, hammock, static trapeze (Roc City Circus, Aerial Arts of Rochester, 2016-present)

  • Frantic Assembly Masterclass Series (2021)

  • PUSH Physical Theatre Summer Intensive (2016, 2017, 2023)

  • SITI Summer Theater Intensive (2014; trained in Suzuki, Viewpoints, & Composition)

  • LaMaMa Umbria International Directors Symposium (Trained with Tina Landau, Master Oh, Claudia Castellucci, Stephan Koplowitz, [2015] Anne Bogart, Aikiko Aizawa, Maya Zbib, Annie-B Parson, Dijana Milosovic, Basil Twist, Jean-Guy Lecat, Andrei Serban [2019])

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