has been Artistic Director of the Lieder Theatre Company since 1992. He
has directed over sixty productions during that time including The
Tempest, Footrot Flats, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Noises
Off, Macbeth, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Inheritance, Away,
Peter Pan, Steel Magnolias, Money and Friends, Dinkum Assorted, Hotel Sorrento,
Wind in the Willows, Lord of the Flies, Dancing at Lughnasa, Cosi, Under
Milk Wood, Blackrock, Grimm Tales, The Removalists, La Dispute, The Lesson,
Skirmishes, Indians and Waiting for Godot. For the Lieder Youth
Theatre Company he has directed, tufff..., The Happy Prince, Rolly's
Grave, Hot Chips and Gravy at the Blackhole Cafe, G’Day Mate, Hot Air, The
Vision of Delight, 2 Friendly 4 Words, Dead One Done, Ubu, The Four Little
Girls and Pocket Full of Knives.
He is member of Youth Performing Arts Australia and through his association
with the international organisations of ASSITEJ and IATA Chrisjohn has
participated in Theatre Festivals in New Zealand, Holland, Turkey, South
Korea, Republic of Georgia, United Kingdom, Russia and the Czech Republic.