Chris is an Anglo-Indian director and librettist (he/him). He read Music at Royal Holloway where he started directing, having previously been training as a singer and actor. He has worked for the Opera de Baugé (Aida, Figaro, Butterfly, Pagliacci), The Grange Festival (Die Entführung), Longborough Festival Opera (Das Rheingold), English Touring Opera (Cesare, Dardanus, The Silver Lake, Seraglio) and Welsh National Opera (Butterfly, Fledermaus, Forza, War and Peace, Ballo, Carmen). He was the founder and artistic director of Opera Holloway, directing and translating Figaro, Cendrillon, and Hansel and Gretel. For Brent Opera he directed Rigoletto, Flute and The Mikado. He directed Die Fledermaus at the Epsom Playhouse for ELOC and most recently with his own company Moon-Little Theatre directed Don Giovanni, The Turn of the Screw and workshopped scenes from Blood and Ink, a pasticcio opera about Adolf Eichmann and Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest. He has spent the pandemic working as a carer for the elderly but future plans include the rest of Longborough’s Ring cycle and creating operatic mischief wherever possible.