Christopher Goodrich, Co-Artistic Director

Christopher Goodrich, Co-Artistic Director, graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is the recipient of the prestigious Stella Adler Studio Who’s Who in Drama award for his work at the four year Conservatory. In addition, Chris is the recipient of an Audience Favorite Award for the 2007 NYC Fringe offering, Danny Boy, featured subsequently inBest of the Fringe.

Chris is the Director of more than 20 off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway features including the American Premiere of Canadian Playwright Norm Foster’sWrong for Each Other, (Manhattan Theatre Source), the world Premiere of National Book Award Winner Gerald Stern’s Father Guzman (Poet’s Theatre), and the World Premiere of New York City School Poet Kenneth Koch’s Edward and Christine (Columbia University).

Chris is the Co-founding Director, with Gerald Stern of The Harold Clurman Poets Theatre, in NYC. In addition Chris is also a widely published award winning poet whose first collection, Nevertheless Hello was published by Steel Toe Books in 2009.

Contact: chris@unexpectedstage.org.

What Others are Saying About Chris:

“Christopher Goodrich is a director to take note of…he brings comprehension and arc to an impossible text” –Stage Press Weekly (Kelly Lincoln)

“[Wrong for Each Other] is directed with limited resources and admirable resourcefulness by Christopher Goodrich” -The New York Times (Bruce Webber)

“The fact that Danny Boy manages to make this journey so delightful is a testament to the playwright, Marc Goldsmith, director, Christopher Goodrich and cast.” -Curtain Up Review