Christopher McMorrisChristopher McMorris is elated to be in his fourth year with A REAL READ Performance Ensemble. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a BA in Theater. Prior to joining A REAL READ, Chris performed with several local theaters, including two notables -- MPAACT Theatre company and E.T.A. Theater company. Since joining the ensemble, he has had the opportunity to tour locally, regionally and nationally with the group. Chris has not only had the chance to hone his acting skills, but also had the chance to debut his work as an actor and playwright in several company productions, including Between Love Honor and Respect at Chicago's first Black Pride and directing in his first one act play, Trading Flava's. He alsohad the opportunity to perform Cultural Diversity shows for the Northern Trust Bank, helping to raise awareness on the subjects of racism, homophobia and sexism. Chris recently participated in a collaboration with THE GOOD COMPANY, a Theater company based out of Atlanta, GA where Dr. Shirlene Homes is Artistic Director. Chris gives thanks and love to his creator as well as his family members and supporters. Living by the motto, "Just keeping it real."

Peace, Love and PRIDE!