Chris has extensive experience as an artist and has worked for several dance and theatre companies including; National Dance Company of Wales, Scottish Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Ireland, Candoco Dance Company and National Theatre of Scotland.

Chris is company director of Manchester-based Percussive Customer Projects, a dance, live music and visual art company; works include Lonely as the sound(2008), Modern Mammal (2012) and Northern Souls (2013). Chris is also co-founder of events organisation Meeting State, an artist-led group pushing for artistic growth and knowledge sharing in Manchester.