Faculty member and alumnus Christopher Thornton will appear in the second and final season of Vice Principals on HBO. The season premieres on Sunday, September 17. Chris also has roles in two upcoming films: Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Joaquin Phoenix; and Anything, written by Stella Adler faculty member Tim McNeil.
Past theatre work includes Off-Broadway’s Pyretown by John Belluso; The Body of Bourne at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and many others. Television credits include NBC’s My Name is Earl, Fox’s Unhitched, Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, Homefront, Players, and Just One of the Girls.
Christopher wrote the original screenplay Sympathy for Delicious, (directed by Mark Ruffalo, starring Orlando Bloom, Juliette Lewis, Laura Linney, and Mark Ruffalo), which was an official selection in the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.