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About The Director
Acclaimed Australian actor and director, Christopher Stollery will join the production team for Lakespeare & Co's 2019 season. His Shakespeare credits number 25 of the Bard's productions including 20 as an Associate Artist with Bell Shakespeare. Some of the roles include Hamlet, Petruchio, Mark Antony, and Angelo. Recently, Christoper adapted A Comedy of Errors into a film with Damien Ryan of Sport for Jove.
Christopher is a graduate of both the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and the Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS). He has toured the stages of Europe with Cate Blanchett, appeared with John Cleese at the Sydney Opera House, performed in a musical with Tim Minchin and directed Australian Test Cricket Captain Steve Smith in a TVC.
A regular with Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Street and the Ensemble, Christopher was also an associate artist with Bell Shakespeare Company for 15 years appearing in 19 productions. He has been nominated for a green room award twice and won a Sydney Theatre Award in 2009.
Christopher has been a regular character on several Television Series - Wild Boys, Sea Patrol, State Corner and The Flying Doctors. His film credits include Predestination, The Rage in Placid Lake and the forthcoming feature film The Nightingale. His first short film was a Tropfest finalist and nominated for an AFI award. His subsequent short films have won over 30 awards internationally including Palm Springs, Aspen and Best Screenplay at Flickerfest. Upon graduating from AFTRS he was the recipient of the inaugural Televsion Director's attachment position sponsored by Screen Australia and Australian Directors' Guild.