Christopher Cappiello is an actor and director who joined Open Fist in November 2015. Recent work includes playing Sidney Bruhl in the Sierra Madre Playhouse’s acclaimed production of Deathtrap. Prior work on both coasts includes leading roles in works by Shakespeare, Shaw, Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, Stoppard and Pinter. Chris was privileged to work often with playwright Romulus Linney in New York, including the off-Broadway premiere of Gint, Mr. Linney’s Appalachian adaptation of Peer Gynt that traveled to the National Theatre of Norway. Chris is a longtime member of LA’s Classical Theatre Lab, where recent acting work includes leading roles in The Night of the Iguana and Blithe Spirit, and directing work includes Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman and Pinter’s Celebration and The Room. Television credits include As the World Turns and One Life to Live. A native New Yorker, Chris is a graduate of Brown University and UCLA, and trained at Circle in the Square and HB Studio.