Christopher Elia is a professionally trained actor and singer based in New York City.
He was born and raised in Larnaca, Cyprus and is a graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.
“Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.”
― Stella Adler
Christopher was born and raised on the small island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean, where he spent most of his formative years. He is bilingual - fluent English and Greek and discovered he could sing at a very young age, something that propelled him in the world of theater and music. He has been participating in the Cyprus Theater Organization for his all high-school years. Notably among them an adaptation of Neil Simon's Rumors, which he directed and starred in and won Best Contemporary Play of 2017.
He is currently residing in Brooklyn, New York City and along with being an actor his pursuit as a creator includes making music as the lead singer of his band The Shining Hours. Christopher is also currently working on his latest short film The Virgin.