About Christopher G. Roberts
Christopher G. Roberts has over 19 years of experience in professional theatre. He has an MFA degree in acting from Brooklyn College and a BA degree in theater from the University at Buffalo. As an actor, he has appeared on some of HBO's original series like “OZ” and “Sex in the City,” as well as on several daytime dramas. In addition, his regional and international credits include Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey, Exile Theater in Northern Ireland and The Manhattan Theater Club.
Christopher is also a playwright, and has written several one act plays. His first full-length play, “Reflections of a Heart,” is being produced off Broadway at The Clurmen Theatre in June 2010. During his tenure as a director and teacher for various arts institutions and public schools, he has taught over 2,000 children from grades K through 12.
Along with coaching professional actors, Christopher has served as a panelist at The National Congress of Acting Teachers (‘08); at the Actors Fest, a conference for the New York City Performing Arts community (‘07); and at the NEA’s National Summit on Careers in the Arts, sponsored by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (‘09). Christopher was the Head Accessibility Consultant for the revival of The Miracle Worker on Broadway (‘10). Christopher is also featured with one of his two mentors: Stephen M. Henderson, as well as with other various well known artists such as Sidney Poitier, Gene Hackman, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, and Billy Crudup, in the groundbreaking book, Acting Teachers of America: A Vital Tradition.
Christopher was the Assistant Director for Julliard’s acclaimed production of August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” directed by his other mentor, Israel Hicks. As the Producing Artistic Director of Steppingstone Theatre Company (SSTC), a not-for-profit arts organization, Christopher started 2010 by producing a reading of the winning script of SSTC’s Millennium Playwrighting Contest at New York’s famed Signature Theatre.