Christopher J Staley

Actor, Director, Teaching Artist

PhD Student in Theatre and Performance Studies
University of Pittsburgh


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What I’ve Got Going On


Acting and Directing

  • Remote Collaboration on Sonic Cartography and Clepsydra  (Choreography/Movement) with Devon Osamu Tipp and Sarah Alice Steranka. Additional Link Here

  • Summer 2021: Training with SITI Company, Skidmore Intensive

  • Summer 2021: Training in Toga Mura Japan with the Suzuki Company of Toga

  • Summer 2021: Training with Theatre Nohgaku at Hampden Sydney College 

  • Played "Doyle" in Pittsburgh Public Theatre's reading of The Wake as part of their 2020 PLAYTIME Series

  • Played the role of "Franz" in Appropriate at Pitt Stages

  • Directed Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights at Pitt Stages

Select Scholarly Work

  • Presenter, “Greetings from the Edge/End of the Earth/World: Sekai No Hate Kara Konnichiwa as Multipodal Macbeth.” Re-Mapping Shakespeare: Hybridity, Diversity, and Adaptation Seminar. European Shakespeare Research Association Conference. June 3-6, 2021. Athens Greece (Online). 

  • Panel Presentation, "The Traditional Antinomy of Suzuki Tadashi's Theatre: Globalism and Interculturalism as Multipodal Performance." UCLA TAPS Graduate Conference, "Contact: Performing Proximity" February 2021

  • "Fear of Death and Lyrical Flight: Mortality Salience Mediation in Fun Home." In Theatre and the Macabre, edited by Kevin Wetmore and Meredith Conti. University of Wales Press: Forthcoming.


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