Chris completed his professional training at English National Ballet School, where he regularly performed with the company. As a professional ballet, Chis was Principal Dancer at Northern Ballet. Whilst performing with the company, he worked closely with a number of different choreographers including David Nixon, Christopher Hampson, Cathy Marston, Val Caniparoli and Mark Godden.
Chris was guest Ballet Master for Northern Ballet, and has guest taught for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and Wayne McGregor Random Dance. Chris holds a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Leeds and completed a dance science research internship at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. This experience improved his understanding of how sports science can enhance dance, from both a technical and injury prevention point of view. Chris is currently a faculty member at Central School of Ballet, is currently studying for a MSc in Strength and Conditioning, continuing to pursue his passion for research in dance.