About Chris J. Handley

Chris Handley is a third-year M.F.A. actor from Buffalo, New York.

IU Theatre: M. Butterfly (Gallimard), Dancing at Lughnasa (Michael), Jesus Christ Superstar (Herod), Duchess of Malfi (Antonio), Hedda Gabler (Lovborg), Macbeth (Porter/Duncan), King Lear (Gloucester), American Asteroid, Occupants, james, Intentions and See What I Wanna See (Priest/Janitor).

IUST: The King's Critique. Regional: Peter and the Starcatcher (Black Stache), Les Miserables (Thenardier), Sunday in the Park... (George), Producers (Bloom), Hello Dolly! (Cornelius), Into the Woods (Baker), Wizard of Oz (Lion), She Loves Me (Georg), Romeo & Juliet (Nurse), Black Comedy, The Foreigner, What the Butler Saw, Accomplice, Rough Crossing.

World premiere: Who Is Theo? and Mating Habits of the Urban Mammal.

NYC: BMI, Symphony Space, Don't Tell Mama, Laurie Beechman, TheatreWorks/USA.

Web: This Just In (creator), Empire (four seasons).

Chris spent two years floating down the Mississippi singing on the American Queen Steamboat, has a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia, and is a member of Actors' Equity.

Recent Credits

Prospect Hill

IU Theatre — Jacob

The Duchess of Malfi

IU Theatre — Antonio

Jesus Christ Superstar

IU Theatre — Herod

Dancing at Lughnasa

IU Theatre — Michael Evans


IU Theatre — Shoeless


IU Theatre — Duncan / Porter / Doctor

Hedda Gabler

IU Theatre — Eilert Lovborg