bio

Christian Conn was born in Heidelberg, Germany - the son of an Army officer. As a child he lived in Germany, Georgia, Arizona, upstate New York, Kansas, and Colorado. He graduated high school from Liberty High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After high school, Christian went on to study acting at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts, as well the London Academy of Theatre, where he honed his classical theatre chops under the direction of Richard Digby-Day and the patronage of Dame Judi Dench. After receiving a BFA in Acting from Rutgers, Christian moved to New York City, where he continues to reside.

Christian has played leading roles at some of the country's foremost theatres, including The Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC), Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Theatreworks, Palo Alto, The Hangar Theatre, The O'Neill Center and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. In addition, Christian is an alumnus of The Acting Company and has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. In New York, he has performed at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, Ars Nova and the Manhattan Ensemble Theatre, among others.

On the small screen, Christian has appeared on The Guiding Light, As The World Turns, and Tough Crowd on Comedy Central.

For the last several years, Christian has also been recording audiobooks for BBC America. His narrations include celebrated authors such as Charlie Huston, Lawrence Block, and Roddy Doyle.

Christian is also a teaching artist and has taught his various acting workshops at the University of Richmond, Central Michigan University, Ohio University, University of Central Arkansas, Dreyfoos School for the Arts (FL), Greenwich Academy (CT), Brooklyn International High School, St. Paul Academy (MN), Bishop DuBourg H.S. (MO), Schenectady H.S., Space Coast H.S. (FL), and others. In November 2007, he was honored to be asked to teach his Shakespeare workshop to the National Council on the Arts in Washington, DC.

Christian's father, Roger, is a park ranger at Yosemite National Park. His mother, Susie, is a motivational speaker in Longview, Washington. And his brother, Justin, is a high school English teacher in Encinitas, California. He owes them a great debt of gratitude for their love and support.

Christian is both proud and humbled to be living his dream as an actor.