69 seconds with …. writer and performer Christopher Cook

Spend 69 seconds with Vancouver writer and performer Christopher Cook who can most recently be seen in The Verona Project, a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet at Pacific Theatre through July 7, 2011.

01Your first job.
Dishwasher at Soda’s – a 50s style diner that used to be up around Dunbar and 29th.

02The job you wanted as a child.
Superhero.

03The three things you would want with you on a deserted island.
Lots of sun screen (I burn so fast), lots and lots of chocolate, and the piled high bookshelf in my room that has all those books I haven’t quite gotten to yet…

04Your hero.
My twin brother, Ian. That’s really not as vain as it might sound. My twin brother and I are fraternal – we look nothing alike, and we have completely different personalities. He really inspires me.

05Your biggest indulgence.
I believe that dessert is a fourth meal.

06One thing no one knows about you (and you’re willing to share).
I eat peanut butter right from the jar – big, big spoonfuls. Sometimes with chocolate chips sprinkled on top.

07Complete this sentence: I first kissed a boy …
… On a snowy night in the middle of the street in Montreal. Oh – that’s such a good memory

08The one thing you are most proud of.
I’m finally learning how to drive. I have my L. It’s been a long time coming.

09 One word your best friend would use to describe you.
Dedicated.

10The one thing or place you always take visitors to see/do when they come to Vancouver.
The Endowment Lands out by UBC. I love getting lost in those woods.

MEET christopher cook

Christopher Cook

Christopher is a Vancouver based writer and performer. He received his theatre training from Concordia University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

His short piece Voluntary Nothing was produced in the 2009 Walking Fish Festival, and his solo piece Gerty – Live! In Concert! was included in the 2010 BC Buds Festival.

Selected acting credits include Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (Repercussion Theatre), Moritz in Spring Awakening (Delinquent Theatre), and Roderick in King Arthur’s Kitchen (Axis Theatre).

Christopher could most recently be seen as Friar Lawrence in the A Stone’s Throw Productions presentation of The Verona Project.

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