Christopher Baker

Christopher graduated with a Diploma in Performance (Acting), from the Actors College of Theatre and Television. Christopher co-founded Urban Tales Theatre Company, which produced fourteen seasons of original work, many of which he co-wrote and directed. He is an original member and currently on the board of State of Play, an ensemble theatre company started by playwright Nick Enright, with whom he devised and performed 5 Stories High for the Sydney Festival, Iphigenia At Aulis, and Wilde Tales, which toured nationally. He was also a core ensemble member of the Jacques Lecoq-styled company White Rhino, for whom he devised and performed an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s Madamoiselle Fifi and Don’t Stare Too Much. Christopher appeared in many other professional theatre productions in Sydney and Melbourne.Since moving to New York he has appeared in My Aim is True at the Crown Point Festival, The Lock and Door and Underland at Dixon Place. Christopher made his debut for OYL in the world premiere of Daniel Keene’s The Killing Room. Since joining the ensemble he has appeared in Man Made Mistakes and The Subletters reading series. His film and television credits include; Nim’s Island, One and Only, Ned Kelly, The Condemned, Kokoda, Kangaroo Jack, Love My Way, All Saints, Hell has Harbour Views and Changi. He was recently seen in 3D in cinemas everywhere in James Cameron’s Sanctum. He co-produced his first feature film, One and Only, in 2008, for which he also won Best Actor at the 2009 Sydney Sci-Fi Film Festival.

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