Dr. Christopher Bailey
Christopher Bailey, Ph.D
Musical Theatre/ Voice
Christopher Bailey has sung professionally with Celtic Woman, Kristin Chenoweth, Tenore, Disney Theatricals, Music Theatre International, and the Nashville Symphony.
His original pop-musical theatre work THE PIER debuted in February of 2012, and he is a Co-Producer and lead character “Adam” in the upcoming series Incognita’s Infamous Adventures.
He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Musical Theatre in Tennessee at Austin Peay State University in the Nashville area. Collegiate Creative Team appointments include THE PAJAMA GAME, GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, COMPANY, THE WORLD GOES ROUND, ANYTHING GOES, FOOTLOOSE, BROADWAY ON THE CUMBERLAND,…CHARLIE BROWN, CABARET 2011 & 2012, RAMONA QUIMBY, STATE FAIR, EMERGING ARTISTS SHOWCASE, FRESH TRACKS, THE WOULD-BE GENTLEMAN, FREE TO BE..., & PIPPIN.
Selected credits: International Tour: TENORE (US & Canada), ANÚNA (Ireland). National Tour: CELTIC WOMAN. Regional Music Directing/Keys 1: LEGALLY BLONDE, GO DOG, GO!, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. Directing: GODSPELL, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, SWEENEY TODD. Regional:LEGALLY BLONDE (Emmett Forest), HELLO, DOLLY (Cornelius), GUYS & DOLLS (Nathan Detroit), CRAZY FOR YOU (Bobby), Concert: KRISTIN CHENOWETH, JUDY COLLINS, BRENDA LEE, STEVE AMERSON, NASHVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Original scores: DIARY OF A HOMELESS MAN, FIVE SIX..PICKUP STICKS. PhD-Fine Arts, MM-Voice, BM-Voice.
Former and current students of Dr. Bailey are performing in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Disney Cruiselines, Radio City Music Hall, Missoula Childrens Theatre, Prairie Fire Childrens Theatre, Cumberland County Playhouse, The Alliance, Hershey Park, Rocky Mountain Playhouse, Flat Rock, Nashville, Childrens Theatre, Studio Tenn, and Norwegian Cruiselines, while others have successfully pursued graduate degrees at New York University, Savannah School of Art & Design, Oklahoma City Unversity, Texas Tech University, Manhattan School of Music, and University of Iowa.
Bailey holds a PhD in Fine Arts from Texas Tech University under the prestigious AT&T Chancellors Fellowship alongside Masters and Bachelors degrees in Voice Performance. He is currently studying producing at the Commercial Theater Institute with the Broadway League in New York, NY.