Christopher Totora is the Technical Director/ Production Manager for the Mandell Theatre. Before coming to Drexel, Chris was Assistant Director of the Guaracini Arts Center of Cumberland County College in Vineland, NJ. In his role as Assistant Director, Chris curated a performance series that featured National, International, and regionally recognized touring artists and productions in a variety of disciplines. Additionally, he served as Technical Director/ Production Manager for the presented series as well as College produced plays and musicals.
Chris is the founding member and Producing Artistic Director of Little Fish Theatre, a South Jersey based theatre company which produces works at venues throughout the region, including a well regarded Children’s theatre touring program which presents original plays and musicals on environmental and social issues. Their latest commissioned work, Of Plastic Things and Butterfly Wings by Greg Romero, has been published by Youth Plays.
Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the Vineland Regional Dance Company.
Past Directorial Credits include, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, The Rocky Horror PUPPET Show, The Zoo Story, his own original interdisciplinary adaptation of Alice inWonderland, subUrbia, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, abridged, and The Complete History of America, abridged.
Chris holds a BA in Theatre and a MA in Arts Administration from Rowan University.