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Chris Casillan

Ensemble - Mainstage
  • Joined VTSL: 1989
  • Other theatre/improv
    • The Comic Strippers which tours across Canada and the US
    • Urban Improv (six time Canadian Comedy Awards nominee)
    • Canadian Content
    • Titmouse
    • DuoTone
  • You can see him starring in CBC’s promotional video Cooks for This is That
  • Awards:
    • 2008 Canadian Comedy Award for ‘Best Sketch Comedy Troupe’ with Canadian Content
    • ‘Best Actor’ in high school drama class, grade 12
  • Film credit: Evil Feed (2013)
  • TV credit: Killer Mountain (2011), Fringe (2010)
  • IMDB Profile
  • Favourite VTSL role: Dandy in Greased (1995)
  • Favourite VTSL show: Star Trick – The Musical
  • Favourite book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Favourite movie: Blade Runner
  • Favourite TV show: The Late Show with David Letterman
  • Comic inspirations: Charlie Chaplin, Dave Chapelle (stand-up comedian), everyday people
  • “I was born in Quezon City Philippines and a proud Filipino-Canadian.”
  • Follow Chris on Twitter @_palomino


ICI instructor bio:

Chris is a Fillipino-Canadian professional actor, improviser, comedian, and musician. He has been performing with Vancouver TheatreSports since 1989. Chris also tours across Canada and the US as a part of The Comic Strippers, and is a member of Urban Improv, Canadian Content, Titmouse, and DuoTone. Chris’ awards include the 2008 Canadian Comedy Award for ‘Best Sketch Comedy Troupe’ with Canadian Content. His biggest comic inspirations are Charlie Chaplin, Dave Chapelle, and everyday people.

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