Singer, Educator, Producer
Dr. Christopher Bailey has performed on tour with Sarah Brightman, Celtic Woman, Kristin Chenoweth, Tenore, Disney Theatricals, Music Theatre International, and the Nashville Symphony. His original pop-musical theatre work THE PIER debuted in February of 2012, and he is a Co-Producer and lead character Adam/Baddio in the upcoming SUPERHERO MUSICAL series Incognita’s Infamous Adventures.
As a session singer, Bailey has worked for Disney Theatricals, Warner Brothers, Music Theatre International, UBISOFT, Hal Leonard Publishing, Hans Zimmer, Daywind Publishing, Well Wishes Productions, and Cirque du Soleil.
At the university level, he currently serves Chair of the School of Music and Director of Vocal Studies at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Prior to this appointment, he served as an Associate Professor of Musical Theatre in Tennessee at Austin Peay State University in the Nashville area, where he helped in building a thriving Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre. Recent Creative Team appointments include SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, THE PAJAMA GAME, GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, COMPANY, THE WORLD GOES ROUND, ANYTHING GOES, FOOTLOOSE, BROADWAY ON THE CUMBERLAND.
TOURS: SARAH BRIGHTMAN: HYMN (US), TENORE (US & Canada), ANÚNA (Ireland), CELTIC WOMAN (US). Regional Music Directing/Keys 1: LEGALLY BLONDE, GO DOG, GO!, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. Directing: GODSPELL, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, SWEENEY TODD. Regional: LEGALLY BLONDE (Emmett Forest), HELLO, DOLLY (Cornelius), GUYS & DOLLS (Nathan Detroit), CRAZY FOR YOU (Bobby), Concert: KRISTIN CHENOWETH, JUDY COLLINS, BRENDA LEE, STEVE AMERSON, NASHVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Original scores: DIARY OF A HOMELESS MAN, FIVE SIX..PICKUP STICKS. PhD-Fine Arts, Master of Music-Voice, Bachelor of Music-Voice. He is currently studying producing at the Commercial Theater Institute with the Broadway League in New York, NY.