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CHRIS MAWSON

A trained actor, writer and theatre maker, Chris studied at Rose Bruford College and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EMTA). Chris has training and experience in Meisner technique, physical theatre, basic acrobatics, immersive and interactive performance, children's theatre, piano and writing.

Chris will be taking two shows, The Crossing Place and What Lies Beneath, to Summerhall and Zoo Venues for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and staging them as productions by Romantika, one of his co-founded theatre companies that specialise in contemporary and experimental performances. The other, PearShaped, is an interactive theatre company providing performance for festivals and events. 

His first book, A Short Story about a Mountain Followed by Some Poems, was published in January of 2017 and is available to buy now. Chris also composes and plays his own songs on the piano.