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Christopher Bunton is an actor, gymnast and dancer who just happens to have Down Syndrome. Chris had been involved in The Right Foot since the first workshop series in 2012. DirtyFeet saw great potential in Chris and brought him on as part of the delivery team as a workshop leader from 2013 to present. Chris has a passion for dance and was a dancer in DirtyFeet’s program Out of the Studio and worked with choreographer Sarah-Vyne Vassallo in a new work ‘In Transit’, the work was presented a second time at STARE festival at Riverside Theatres.
Chris has acted in five feature films, Down Under, Little Monsters, Kairos, Relic and Lone Wolf (in production) Chris has appeared in TV series, Doctor Doctor and The Other Guy. He has also appeared as himself on Attitude (NZ, TV), You Can’t Ask That (ABC) and The Sunday Project (TEN). Chris’ performance development started with 7 years at NIDA Drama Classes for people with disability. From there Chris graduated to Ruckus ensemble,
Chris started gymnastics when he was 5 and is currently a national champion in Special Olympics for Men’s artistic gymnastics. Chris has represented Australia four times, Shanghai 2007, Athens 2011, Florence 2016 and Bochum 2018. In Bochum Chris was crowned World Champion. Chris is a qualified gymnastics coach and teaches at YMCA Penrith. Chris’ passion for film has inspired him to go and study Film at AFTRS with Bus Stop Films. Chris currently works at Grant Thornton as a People and Culture Coordinator.
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