Latino born and raised in New York City, Christopher Rivas has been acting primarily on stage since the 5th grade. He made his first debut at the famous DUKE Theater on 42nd Street. He attended California Institute Of The Arts (CalArts) where he majored in acting, and has since been working with leading networks in film and television. Recently, Christopher has appeared on 9-1-1, Adam Ruins Everything, Grey’s Anatomy, Shameless, Rizzoli & Isles, 2 Broke Girls, Rosewood, and N.C.I.S. Los Angeles.
Christopher is also an award-winning storyteller, Rothschild Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship, Moth winner, published writer (NYT’s), podcast host, speaker, and educator. He is also a highly sought after storytelling educator and has developed and lead workshops on the power of story for The WWE, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Soulpancake and many more.