ACTING

 
professional ​
bio​​

Theatre: Jack Rugby in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Royal Shakespeare Company, with Judi Dench), the Soldier in Sunday in the Park with George (West End, five Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production), Fred Noonan in Take Flight (creation of role, Menier Chocolate Factory), Gentleman Starkey in Peter Pan (Birmingham Rep), Coley in The 24-Hour Plays (Old Vic), Leo Frank in Parade (UK Premiere, Edinburgh Fringe), Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar (European Tour), Sweeney in Sweeney Todd (Royal Academy of Music).

 

Other theatre includes: Soloist in Chess (Royal Albert Hall, with Josh Groban); Nelson (Soho Theatre); Our Miss Gibbs (Finborough Theatre); This Is My World, Willy and Rupert (Bridewell Theatre); Fanny (Sadler's Wells); Twelfth Night, Macbeth (Boomsbury Theatre).

 

TV includes: Chess in Concert (DVD)The Big Read, Extreme Theatre, Our Big World.

 

Recordings include: Chess in Concert, Take Flight and Sunday in the Park with George (on which Christopher sings a previously unrecorded song by Stephen Sondheim).

 

Christopher trained on the Actor/Singer course at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won the Ronald William White Prize for Excellence in Acting through Song.

Review of Take Flight

(Menier Chocolate Factory):

 

"Christopher Colley possesses a striking stage presence that has you thinking: "That lad could go far.'"

 

--Christopher Hart, The Sunday Times