Chris is a founding partner of Theatre People. Over the the past thirteen years, he has made his mark on the theatre community as an actor, singer, dancer, producer and director appearing or directing over forty large scale productions. Chris made his professional theatre debut in as a principal performer in Follies In Concert at the Crown Showroom and went on to produce two professional productions. The many faces of Hughesy have been spotlit in lead and principal roles in Anything Goes, Sweet Charity, Oklahoma, Bye Bye Birdie,Chess, Hot Mikado, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, West Side Story and as Johnny O'Keefe in CLOC's Shout! Chris has earned multiple awards for his performances in various roles over the years, including 5 best leading male nominations and 2 best director nominations for Assassins and Phantom of the Opera. Phantom was nominated for a total of 22 awards and took out Production of the Year.