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About Christopher

Chris is proud to serve as a Teaching Fellow at Yali Senior Middle School - Yale-China's original teaching site - in Changsha, the capitol of Hunan province. While at Yali, Chris has put a great deal of attention into developing the school's theater programs. He directed the school's first-ever English-language musical in 2010 and is continuing his work this year with "The Lion King." He has also taught an English-language theater class and worked with students to build an English-language improvisational acting club: "Improv Your English!" During his time at Yale, Chris was a member of the Yale Precision Marching Band and the Yale Daily News. He also directed theatrical productions, his true passion. Chris is thrilled to be continuing his work with Yale-China as a leader of the service trip and looks forward to meeting everyone in July!

Thank you for your second-hand smoke (谢谢你的二手烟)

During my time in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), I have noticed that “禁止吸烟” – or “No Smoking” – signs are at their best a polite suggestion, more often a pesky requirement posted simply as routine and mechanical procedure – … Continue reading

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Yali Students Reaching Out

In the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, Yale’s Chinese Student Association (CSA) organized a series of activities and events to raise funds and awareness on behalf of the earthquake’s victims. Among these activities, the most ambitious – and most … Continue reading

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