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Christopher D. Zink

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Chris teaches Stagecraft, Stage Lighting, Theatre Sound, Intermediate Stagecraft, and Lighting Design. He also oversees all Stagecraft labs. As a Technical Director and Lighting Designer, Chris likes to find new techniques and methods for scenic construction and stage lighting. He feels the best part of his job is working with the students and seeing student creativity grow with the Catawba educational experience. He also feels Catawba College provides the opportunity for developing positive working relationships between faculty and students.

Chris lives in Salisbury with his wife Mary, his daughter Katie, and his dog, Shadow. Chris and Mary also have a son , Joseph, who is currently studying Art at Western Carolina University. Hobbies include restoring old cars, building furniture, computers, and playing with Katie and Shadow.