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CHRIS JORIE

Chris Jorie, teaching class
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CHRIS JORIE

Curriculum Vitae

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DRAMATURGE, DIALOGUE COACH & ARTISTIC CONSULTANT: MAJOR CRIMES, WARNER BROS and TNT TV Drama Series (2012-17)

Script Consulting, Dialogue Coaching - assisting Series Lead, Academy and Emmy Award Nominated actress, Mary McDonnell


ACTING & DIALOGUE COACH (1994-2013) Coaching actors on - set for:

MAJOR CRIMES/Warner Bros/TNT at Raleigh Studios
CBS /Paramount Studios
SECOND NOAH / ABC
SING ME A STORY / Buena Vista Television
GULLAH GULLAH ISLAND / Nickelodeon Studios
KENAN & KEL / Nickelodeon Studios
NY FILM ACADEMY/ Disney Studios
SHAMU TV/ Discovery Channel
THE MICKEY MOUSE CLUB / Disney Studios* alumni includes Keri Russell, Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, J.C. Chasez, Justin Timberlake

GUEST ARTIST TEACHING (2000-2004) Teaching Acting for -

VALENCIA COLLEGE/ Orlando, Florida
SEMINOLE COLLEGE/ Sanford, Florida


DIRECTING/WRITING FELLOW: THE REVELS, Boston MA (2007-2008)
Collaborating with artistic director and music director of an interdisciplinary performing arts company (theatre, dance, music). Directing, writing, and teaching for organization as well as creating the piece SUMMERSDAY, performed on the Boston Harbor, June 2008

RESIDENT DIRECTOR: ORLANDO THEATRE PROJECT, Florida (1998-2010)
Writing, Directing, educational curriculum development, new works development, teaching adjunct, and Resident Company Member for Equity theatre in residence at Seminole College

GUEST ARTIST: ASPEN THEATRE IN THE PARK, Colorado (1998) Resident Director and Education Director for Summer Season


ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: THE CIVIC THEATRES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (1996-98) Creating, implementing, and overseeing the artistic vision and mission of a developing Equity Theatre

Selecting and producing 14 play season on the mainstage (350 seat), secondstage (100 seat), and theatre for young people (400 seat) houses

Directing a minimum of five plays per season, as well as writing and directing educational pieces for school tours

Teaching adults and children all levels of acting technique

Writing and developing new works with children and adults

Hiring and overseeing creative staff, negotiating professional contracts including Equity, IATSE, and non-Equity

Artistic liaison to the executive board and the board of directors Artistic spokesperson representing the theatre to the community


DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE & TEACHING ASSISTANT (1990-95)
Academy Award Nominee Mary McDonnell (DANCES WITH WOLVES, PASSION FISH) Developing new projects and teaching acting classes in LA


DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION: The Serendipity Theatre Company, LA (1991-1994) Developing curriculum and teaching classes for a professional training program as part of an Equity Childrens theatre named Best New Childrens Theatre in the United States by the American Alliance of Theatre And Education in 1994

CURRICULUM ADVISOR & ACTING TEACHER: The Hawaii International Film Festival, Honolulu (1993-1994)

As part of the multicultural visual literacy program in the schools

Adapting storytelling workshops, written & performed by the youth for the screen Demonstrating the multimedia interactive program on tour in California


RESIDENT DIRECTOR & ACTING TEACHER: The New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA (1986-1989)

Directing selected shows in the season as well as instructing students in acting, voice, and movement


GUEST ARTIST: Teens Kick Off, San Francisco, CA (1986-1989)
Teaching acting and developing original theatrical works in a peer-to-peer
alcohol and drug intervention recovery/education program for youth


GUEST ARTIST: California Arts Council - Artists in the Schools Program (1983) New York State Arts Council - Lancaster Drama Workshop (1980)


EDUCATION
San Francisco State University/ Film & Writing* BA-1989 State University of New York/ Theatre Arts 1979

AFFILIATIONS, AWARDS, HONORS
*Recipient of the George Heller Scholarship from AFTRA - Graduated Cum Laude

Revels Fellow for 2007-2008

Semifinalist, NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors 2000

Semifinalist, DRAMA LEAGUE, New York - New Directors /New Works Series 1999



As a nationally recognized acting coach, Chris has worked on the sets of productions for CBS, Paramount, ABC, Disney, Nickelodeon, Buena Vista TV, TNT, and PBS - working with talents Ryan Gosling, Mary Mc Donnell, Keri Russell, Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake,

In the News...Colleagues, Students, Friends~ Congratulations to former students... Ryan Gosling & Justin TImeberlake on their Oscar Nominations... Keri Russell on her Golden Globe nomination for THE AMERICANS... Dale Godolbo for his role in the Golden Globe Nominated "AMERICAN CRIME STORY."... And to my Colleague, Thomas Kail on his 2016 Tony Award for Directing HAMILTON on Broadway.....

Oscar Nominee
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Ryan Gosling