Christian’s background in the arts began in kindergarten. He started by putting on plays in his living room and was a performing (paid) magician by age 12. Christian has worked as a performer (actor and magician), writer (three produced plays, print and media copy, award winning video script), producer, director (over 30 shows plus special events, music videos and student films), presenter (18 years for venues of 199 to 1,500 seats), arts administrator, acting teacher, graphic designer and marketing professional.
In addition to his current duties as the Executive Director for the Torrance Cultural Arts Center Foundation, Christian has served as the Vice President of California Presenters for 4 years, where he helped to launch the Artist Spotlight and still serves on this committee. The last two years, Christian has also served on the Artist Showcase Committee for the Western Arts Alliance annual conference.