School of Visual & Performing Arts

Theatre Arts

Chris Bolan

Chris has had a career both on and off Broadway and has performed as an actor with many top regional theater companies in both the United States and Canada. Recent film and television credits include Billions on Showtime, and indie short, Six Women, where he starred opposite Lisa Banes of Gone Girl. In 2016, Chris was Artistic Director for the critically acclaimed European Premiere production of Oh Hell No! at the Alfo Puccini Theater in Milan, Italy. He has directed legendary LGBTQ and Civil Rights Activist, David Mixner, in two consecutive World Premiere productions of 1969 and Who Fell Into the Outhouse? at the Florence Gould Theater in NYC. Chris is currently directing his first full length documentary feature film, Extra Innings, with Beech Hill Films and Blumhouse Productions that is based on the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League made famous by the Hollywood movie, A League of their Own. Chris is a recipient of the 2014 Jerome Foundation Emerging Artists Award. Mr. Bolan holds his MFA in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.