Christopher Shaw

Assistant Professor of Theatre Practice in Acting & Directing


Christopher Shaw recently directed productions of Farragut North, How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found and The Riot Club for the BFA actor training program at California State University, Fullerton. He teaches acting privately and is part of the acting/performance faculty at CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach and Steppenwolf Theatre West Summer Intensive. As an actor, he has an extensive theatre background having appeared in NYC at Playwrights Horizons, NY Public Theatre, Circle Rep, and Minetta Lane. Regional theatre includes productions at The Long Wharf, Seattle Rep, the Kennedy Center and Baltimore Center Stage. In Los Angeles, he has worked at The Geffen Playhouse, The Kirk Douglas Theatre, The Echo Theatre Co (member), Pacific Resident Theatre (member) and Rogue Machine (member). Film and TV credits include Bella Mafia (with James Marsden and Vanessa Redgrave), The Conjuring spin-off Annabelle, and Dogfight.