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Chris is schooled in Music Education, and is a former choral director, vocal coach, band member, news director/radio DJ, and MC during the early 70's in south eastern/central USA. He transitioned in 1978 to the Dallas/Ft.Worth area as a publicist/producer & liaison, handling press relations and performance schedules for high profile entertainment groups. He is a former headhunter, consultant and executive recruiter in the field of Personnel Staffing, and has also had considerable experience in the field of grant writing, speech writing and ghost publishing for several authors and business executives.
Chris is au courant in the field of audio technology and multitrack recordings, and is presently available as a voice-over actor (www.ChrisDanielsVO.com), back-up recording artist, or sound FX artist. Currently working on a Master’s in Creative Writing, he is founder of The Show Report, serves as an active judge for National Youth Arts in Southern California and as a consultant to 501(c)(3)'s.
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Kristen Daniels is a professional actor based in Orange County and Los Angeles. She recently can be seen in the short films “Federal Approved Parent” (2020), "Game Night" (2020), "Anza Borrego" (2021), the animated film, "Forever Nester," Amazon Prime's "Miscellanea TV" (Series Regular), and is in the works for the short film,"Polette," to be completed soon.
Kristen graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a major in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre. She also has a minor in Psychology and Social Behavior and graduated with Academic Honors. She also became an active member of the Arts Ambassadors outreach program, working as a director/acting teacher in schools that do not have the resources for education in the arts. Presently, Kristen works for the Actor's Studio of Orange County as the studio administrator.
As a musical theatre actress, Kristen has been featured in starring roles and performances in professional theatres throughout Northern California, Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and New York, and has also performed in acclaimed cabarets, concerts, and jukebox theatrical productions as a featured vocalist. Additionally, she is a skilled voice-over artist and has also been trained and featured in clowning and puppetry ("Clown Aliens," "Aquarium of the Pacific," "Avenue Q").
Some of her favorite musical theatre credits include the National Tour of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, La Mirada Theatre (Grease), Laguna Playhouse (“Hairspray;” “Mamma Mia;” "A Chorus Line;" "Xanadu"), UCI Drama ("Rock of Ages;" "Little Women"), Musical Theatre West ("How Do You Know?" "Saving Paka's Dog Park"), Sierra Repertory Theatre (“A Chorus Line”), Cupcake Theater ("Legally Blonde;" "Avenue Q"), Morgan-Wixson (“She Loves Me”) and Candlelight Pavilion (“The Perfect Christmas”). www.kristen-daniels.com/
Kristen is an honored member of the Equity Membership Candidacy (EMC) program.