Chris Orton presents

learning and communication workshops in business and schools

Chris Orton, actor and presenter in training and entertainment.

Freelance presenter, trainer and actor based in Leeds, UK and busy much of the time with a mix of drama based training in business and motivational workshops in schools as well as interactive entertainments and event hosting.    

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Recent acting work includes: television, film, theatre and roleplay work in the UK, Europe and beyond. Has appeared in pantomime, small scale tours, larger scale theatres, theatre-in-education, corporate training films, voiceovers and commercials.

Acting and improvisation skills have lent themselves well to a parallel career as a presenter and trainer which spans over a decade. The workshop coaching style is fun, motivational and positive and adapts to all ages and environments and has focused on a broad range of aspects of communication, learning and life skills. Very experienced working with children and teenagers in hundreds of schools and with adults in various business settings.

Presentations are challenging and entertaining, using appropriate combinations of humour, drama, games, activities and roleplay. The aim is to harness the potential of all learners to create a memorable, interactive and multi-sensory experience. Working freelance for various organisations and also staging own events, often working with other business partners in entertainment and training.

Contact by email

Chris Orton



Photos above by Urban Bonobo. Also see gallery pictures from Rugged Edge, Northern Shakespeare Company and Andrew Chapman.