CJ Lewis is a NH-based, award-winning theatre & multimedia artist, producer, musician, improviser, creative arts educator, and co-founder of Circulus Arts. He is a member of NH Theatre Project’s Resident Professional Company and has worked throughout the country as a teaching artist-in-residence with an interest in engaging students and audiences through interactive cross-disciplinary arts and media experiences.
He’s devised, written, and toured new work for Andy’s Summer Playhouse, traveled the country extensively with the National Theatre for Arts and Education, and is a proud alumnus of the Peterborough Players’ Second Company. He’s also a longstanding member of the internationally lauded alternative improv comedy team Dorks in Dungeons.
Regionally, CJ has been as the General Manager at The Seacoast Repertory Theatre, where his work has been featured as an actor, director, and playwright. He’s a former artistic associate with and served as Director of Company Advancement for Stage Force in southern Maine, and has directed programming and afterschool filmmaking programs at Portsmouth Public Media. He is an original and consistent company member with Seven Stages Shakespeare Company and has collaborated as a performer, designer, and composer on nearly all their projects since their inception.
Currently, CJ is the Program Manager for PowerPlay Interactive Development- a new University of NH sponsored applied theatre company focused on utilizing theatre pedagogy for professional development and training.