Chris Parker - Magnormos Contributing ArtistChris Parker 

Magnormos credits: 'OzMade Musicals 2010',
'MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (A Sondheim TriptycH)', 'OzMade Musicals 2008', 'The Thing About Men'.

Chris trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Chris played Booby Childs in CRAZY FOR YOU at the State Theatre in Melbourne earlier this year, and is currently Resident Director of the Australian production of AVENUE Qwhich is touring around Australia and New Zealand.

Last year Chris toured nationally with David Williamson’s play THE CLUB, and created the role of Alec for the World premiere of SIDESHOW ALLEY. He has performed in MACBETH, ROMEO & JULIET and KING OEDIPUS for Complete Works Theatre Company, AFTER THE BEEP and SHANE WARNE THE MUSICAL for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and in 2005 was nominated for “Best Newcomer” by the Sydney Theatre Awards for his performance in the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of SUMMER RAIN. Chris played Will Parker in The Production Company’s OKLAHOMA!, receiving a Green Room Award nomination, and played the role of Sky with the Australian Production of MAMMA MIA!. Chris’ other credits includ BRIGADOON, THE THREE MUSKETEERS, HELLO DOLLY, BATBOY, GODSPELL and the Australian tour of Nick Enright’s play DAYLIGHT SAVINGS.

As assistant director, Chris worked with Terence O’Connell on CABARET and JOHN & JEN, which received a green room award nomination for best musical in 2009. Chris also worked with Gary Young on The Production Company’s production of MAME, and was the Director of the Australian premiere production of Jason Robert Brown’s SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in 2001.