Christopher Lyons (Alumni Artist)


Christopher Lyons has been acting since he was 13 years old. He first started in a production of Cats in his middle school and since then he has thrived in productions of The Laramie Project, Miss Saigon: School Edition, Much Ado About Nothing, Dracula, Evil Dead the Musical, Hamlet (1st Quarto), and Romeo and Juliet. While in high school he attended the Las Vegas Academy as a theatre major, got his BA in Theatre from Saint Louis University, and received his MFA from the Birmingham School of Acting in Birmingham, England. He's thankful of all the love and support he's received from his friends and family all across the world.


Getting To Know... Christopher


Tell us about a transformative educational experience. 

  

As an audience, seeing a play at the RSC with my class that featured the truest moments I've ever seen onstage. 

 

  

What about transformative professional experiences? 

  

Working with Courtney Leone, my co-star in Evil Dead who brought professionalism and joy to the stage.

 

 

Why I do what I do... 

  

To share stories and experiences with a willing audience.

  

 

What about ECT inspires you? 

  

The opportunity to approach performance at a new angle. 

 

 

Where have you traveled? Where would you like to visit? 

  

I have traveled to the UK, France, Belgium, Hungary, Texas, Missouri, Nevada and New York.

 

 

My favorite "day-off" event would be... 

 

Reading at the beach. 

  

  

If I had one million dollars I would... 

  

Invest, pay off loans, and buy homes all over the world so I can travel. 

  

  

Did you know... 

   

My parents live in Kuwait, where my dad teaches.


Christopher's Favorites


Food

  1. Steak
  2. Pasta
  3. Burger

Sports

  1. Quidditch
  2. Basketball
  3. Baseball

Books

  1. Great Gatsby
  2. American Gods
  3. Picture of Dorian Grey

Games

  1. Pokemon
  2. Chess
  3. Tetris

TV Series

  1. Walking Dead
  2. Rosanne
  3. Classic Simpsons

Gifts/Talents

  1. Storytelling
  2. Teaching
  3. Movement
  4. High pitched laugh
  5. Making you laugh and scared at the same time

Mentors/Role Models

  1. Michael (deceased)
  2. Uncle Matt (deceased)
  3. Anthony Hopkins

Hobbies/Pastimes

  1. Study French
  2. Watch & research movies
  3. Read
  4. Do math
  5. Makeup FX
  6. Improv


Christopher's 50 Year Time-Capsule


  • My ring
  • Hitchcock collection
  • My Macbook
  • My childhood Mickey
  • Complete Works of Shakespeare
  • My photo of Ryan and I
  • The Great Gatsby
  • My Kindle
  • Journal(s)