Welcome to the monkey house
evolutionary adventures in the artistic jungles from Jeff Christian and his simian collaborators
- Teaching advanced directing in Columbia College’s Department of Cinema and Television Arts.
- Contributed to Isaac Butler and Dan Kois’s bestselling book, The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America.
- Played CP Ellis in Best of Enemies in March with Artists’ Ensemble Theater.
- Directed RU Serious?, an original sketch comedy show in April for the CCPA at Roosevelt University.
- Played Walter Neff in the Movies for the Ear production of Double Indemnity.
- Directing and producing James Krag’s solo show, According to Mark.
- Acted in JR Sullivan’s production of As You Like It with The Shakespeare Project of Chicago.
- Wrote for JR Sullivan’s Hometown Holiday in December.
- Appearing in “Chicago PD” as Sheriff Johnny Lester.
- Acted in Coriolanus and The Merchant of Venice for 13th season with Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre.
- Acted in The My Way Residential with Irish Theatre of Chicago.
- Directed 50 Minute Hamlet for a tour withThe Shakespeare Project of Chicago.
- Developing projects with LA and Chicago production houses.
- Acted in The Weir with Irish Theatre of Chicago.
- Adapted and directed Dickens’ The Cricket on the Hearth for The Shakespeare Project of Chicago.
- Directed Will Eno’s Middletown for the CCPA at Roosevelt University.
- Taught an American cinema directing workshop for the Beijing Film Academy.
- Posted a new screen acting reel.