Chris Daftsios

Chris Daftsios

RESIDENT ARTIST

As an actor, Chris (he/him/his) has performed in over 40 productions Off Broadway & regionally, guest/co-starred on multiple television series and appeared in a slew of commercials. As a dancer, he has performed/co-created over a dozen dance theatre pieces that have been staged and re-staged throughout Europe. As a playwright, his short play, In the Hole, was produced at Theater Brut Festival (NJ Rep) and subsequently published by Smith and Kraus. His full length, Lily, was Produced at NJ Rep in 2019 and several of the work's monologues are published are published in an anthology by Applause Theater & Cinema Books: Best Men's Monologues 2020. Before the apocalypse hit his second full length, Circus Dreams, was to be produced in NJ Rep's 2021 season and his third, This Neighborhood, was to be produced as a staged reading by the same theater. Chris is a proud member of NLTP, New Jersey Rep, The Actors Studio, The Dramatist Guild, Equity and SAG-AFTRA.

Select monologues from his play, Lily, have been published in this anthology.

Two of Us (Robert), Picture Ourselves in Latvia (Martin) 

Two of Us

Two of Us

Picture Ourselves in Latvia

Picture Ourselves in Latvia