Genre: Folk, Jazz, Pop
Chris Orchard www.chrisorchard.com.au (Smith and Jones Management)CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Chris Orchard is a popular and highly recognisable actor from several successful television series . Chris works regularly as a solo artist and with his friend Shane O'Farrell in the duo Orchard and O' Farrell. They recently performed at the 2013 National Folk Festival in Canberra. He has released his first album entitled ‘The Way it Goes’. He studied at the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney with such luminaries as Mel Gibson and Judy Davis.
He accumulated credits in Sydney theatre before moving to Melbourne to work with the Melbourne Theatre Company. He had already appeared as a lead actor in the TV series 'Young Doctors' and was targeted by Crawford Productions for several series including the period drama 'Carson's Law' in which he played the wayward son Tommy Carson with great distinction. Chris was offered the lead role in the show 'Prime Time'. He returned to Sydney and was a regular on 'E Street' for 18 months. Chris has appeared in leading roles in five major television series and has over 500 hours of television and filmscreen time in the can.
Gangs of OZ (2009)Carson’s Law, Young Doctors, Prime Time, E Street, Time Trax ,Cop Shop, Prisoner, Special Squad, Case for The Defence, Restless Years, Chopper Squad, Breakers, Richmond Hill,
Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band,The Man From Muckinupin, The Tempest, The Lower Depths, Othello, The Victorian Sesquicentenary tour, A Toast to Melba, Isadora, Macbeth, Caravan, A Murder is Announced,
, The London Cuckolds, Good Person of Szechuan, A Man for All Seasons