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Chris Shepard
Chris Shepard
Teaching Artist

Chris “Twix” Shepard is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance performance. A dynamic and engaging dancer, Chris performed in children’s theatre for over 18 years with Rhythmically Speaking in St. Paul, Minnesota. Chris danced in Oklahoma City’s  R.A.C.E. Dance Collective for ten years and served as the company’s community engagement director for five years. Other affiliations include: O’City Crew, Oklahoma City Thunder’s dance team; Generation Why, a nonprofit organization centered around bullying and mental health; Sparklahoma, a sound painting group; and dance crew Band of Misfits

In addition to dance, Chris loves to act and sing. Notable credits include Pollard Theatre’s productions of In the Heights, Shrek The Musical, The Color Purple, Hairspray, Fences, and Bring it On, as well as Lyric Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol.