Christopher Burris

Christopher Burris New York directing credits include Kevin R. Free's A RAISIN IN THE SALAD: BLACK PLAYS FOR WHITE PEOPLE, which was a FringeNYC 2010 hit. He also directed Dennis A. Allen IIIís THE MUD IS THICKER IN MISSISSIPPI, a winner in the 2010 Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival. He has directed several short plays for Sticky at the Bowery Poetry Club, including FALLING OUT WITH GREGARIAN TUNKS, A SHADOW WITH NO FORM, LIFEíS TERMS, ...IN WHICH BISHOP EDDIE LONG LOSES HIS BATTLE WITH THE DEMONS, and GAGA OF THE DEAD. In addition to a series of staged readings for Freedom Train Productions, (including Derek McPhatter's BRING THE BEAT BACK) he has directed numerous projects for Phare Play, Unconscious Collective, and The Fire This Time Festival (EXODUS, BY THE BANKS OF THE NILE). He holds a BA from UNC-Chapel Hill, and an MFA from UC San Diego. Twitter: @christopherbnyc

Shows participated in:
10 Minute Plays (2012 - 13) Director
A Raisin in the Salad: Black Plays for White People (2012 - 13) Director
Crisis of the Negro Intellectual, or TRIPLE CONSCIOUSNESS (2012 - 13) Director
Outcry (2012 - 13) Director
The Drafts Monthly Reading Series (2012 - 13) Director
10-Minute Play Festival (2011 - 12) Director
Ten Minute Plays (2010 - 11) Director
By the Banks of the Nile (2009 - 10) Director