Christopher Halladay was born and raised in West Chester, PA. He studied and prospered in Washington DC where he was a registered Lobbyist. After many successful years working in our Nation’s Capital Christopher did some soul searching. A few local classes were taken; after which he decided to leave DC to pursue his true passion. He moved to Los Angeles to study acting at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts where he not only received his 2nd degree, but also the Charles Jehlinger Award for Best Actor. Christopher also studied abroad at the British-American Drama Academy at Oxford University, UK.
Christopher returned to the “right coast” where he completed his Master’s Degree in Acting at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He was privileged to study under the tutelage of: Bill Esper, Israel Hicks, Deborah Hedwall, Scott Freeman, Pat McCorkle, Billy Serow, Amy Saltz, Lee Blessing, Lenard Petit, David Kaplan, Pamela Berlin, Billy Carden, Heather Rasche and Jan Leys.
Christopher has been seen in several Off-Broadway plays, television shows, films and national commercials; working steadily on both coasts.
He is also a Special F/X Make-up artist, formerly under the direction of Scott Ramp within his company, ScreamTeam. Chris’ work has been featured at Six Flags’ FrightFest, Universal Studios’ Christmas Event, The Grinch. Most recently, he has designed make-up for several plays.
In addition to his pursuits in Acting, Christopher teaches several courses at the University level, including: Acting (varying levels), Theater History, Theater Appreciation and Stage Make-up. He has been currently teaching at Rider University, Rutgers University, and The New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Formerly at Montclair State University. He also coaches privately.