Chris Tucci is the Director of Theatre and holds his MFA in Acting from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television. He began the New Works Festival at Heidelberg, which fosters the creation of original student work. He starred as "Caleb" in the Columbus premier of "The Whipping Man" with New Players Theatre and the Gallery Players. His past stage work includes the roles of "Chris" in "All My Sons" (The Warner Theatre) and as a member of the Ensemble in "Random Acts of Shakespeare" (The Geffen Playhouse and Theatricum Botanicum). His film work includes "The Rick" (Cannes Film Festival), "Contemplating Annie" (LA International Film Festival), "Company Retreat" dir. Campbell Scott, and the winning short "Through the Flowers" (Lady Filmmakers Festival).