STAFF BIOS

CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a BFA degree in Dramatic Performance.  He spent years in repertory with the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, an outdoor Shakespeare Theatre located in the beautiful Topanga Canyon area outside of Los Angeles.  There, he worked with the theatre’s School Daze program, which brought in thousands of students from southern California’s diverse school districts to the remote canyon theatre, and introduced them to the worlds of Shakespeare, the Renaissance, and old age Europe – providing many their first experiences viewing live theatre.  Christopher was also instrumental in the formation and implementation of the Living Literature program with Colors United in Watts, California.  This highly successful after school program for inner city kids was the subject of a subsequent documentary, Colors Straight Up, which was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Documentary Feature in 1997.  Throughout his life, Christopher has acted in a variety of stage plays, movies, and television shows, and has also played an active role in many behind the scenes positions, ranging from Theatrical Director to Script Supervisor to Production Assistant to On-Camera Acting Teacher to Screenwriter to Set Carpenter.

VAN EPPERSON has been acting since he was 14.  He is a graduate of Drury University in Springfield, MO, with a double degree in Theatre (Acting) and Communication (Persuasive Speaking).  He also attended the Graduate MFA program at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) in Directing (Theatre) and furthered his directing studies at the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, CA.  As a member of SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity Association, and the Television Academy (hosts of the Emmy Awards), Van has been part of the Hollywood community more than three decades, where he has appeared in a variety of movies, television shows, and stage plays.  A partial list of his film and television credits can be seen on the Internet Movie Database at www.imdb.com.  Van’s extensive background in stage directing includes serving as the Resident Artistic Director of Fort Harrod Drama Productions (Harrodsburg, KY), producers of long running, historical Outdoor Dramas, as well as Guest Directing for various Regional Theatres.  Van teaches Acting for the Camera and Audition Technique classes to professional actors in the Los Angeles area, where he is also one of Hollywood’s most reputable acting and audition-prep coaches.  Van has written a wide variety of concert and album reviews of many world famous music artists, and he regularly contributes to various online fan sources.  Please visit Van’s personal website at www.VanEpperson.com for additional information.

Together, Christopher and Van have also written a variety of screenplays (producers and financiers are encouraged to inquire), and are graduates of the highly respected and world renown American Writers and Artists Inc. Accelerated Program For Six-Figure Copywriting.