Teacher | Alums Cast
Joined Impro Melbourne: 2000
Skills: Actor, Improvisor, Clown, Teacher, Director.
Christof!! is Australia's most loved contemporary clown. He is a multi-award winning comedian whose shows link the traditions of Vaudeville, Slapstick, Music hall and Clown.
On television you’ve seen him in shows ranging from Blue Heelers to Here's Humphrey. In circus he has performed with Circus Oz (Australia), the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain (Paris), Barnum (Australia) and Gerry Cottle's Circus (U.K.). Christof!! is a master of spontaneity whose highly physical approach crosses the barriers of language, culture, age and attitude.
Since 1978, Christof!! has been working as a performer, instructor and director in the fields of physical theatre, clown, circus and cabaret. He trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne Teachers College and Gerry Cottle's Circus School in the U.K. and has performed in over 30 festivals in 7 different countries.
"Chris's strengths are his passion, experience, a great outside eye, warmth, and professionalism."
"It was an honour to get to work with Christof!"
Teaching / Directing credits
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts
Victorian College of the Arts
National Theatre School
Film & Tv Studio
Acting Suitcase Theatre
Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain (Paris)
Gerry Cottle's Circus (U.K.)
Adelaide Festival of the Arts
Banff Streetfest (Canada)
Cardiff Summer Festival (Wales)
Edinburgh Festival (Scotland)
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Yume Kojo (Japan)
A Country Practice
Technology in My Work Place
Best Comedy Act - London International Festival, Covent Garden, UK
Best Comedy Act - Cardiff Summer Festival, Wales
Best Act - Sydney International Street Performers Competition, Australia