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- Age Range: 22 - 30
- Vocal Range: Baritone
- Eyes: Brown
- Hair: Black
- Height: 6' 0"
Born in Portland, OR and raised just 5 minutes across the river in Vancouver, WA Christian Telesmar has been a Northwesterner all his life. After graduating high school Christian was ready to leave his established career at Jamba Juice and make a step towards his dreams in Medicine. He packed his bags and traveled north to Seattle, where he attended the University of Washington (UW).
Although Christian trekked his way through the Pre-Med studies, his plans of pursuing medical school was short lived. For after he sat and watched his first graduate acting performance his Junior year in college, he knew where he was meant to be. After graduating with a degree in Drama from UW. Christian traveled through Europe, making a stop in Edinburgh Scotland to perform for a month at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Next he made his way to Atlanta, GA where he was featured in the film "Stomp the Yard 2" starring Collins Penny and Pooch Hall.
Christian is in his second year at the University of Washington's Professional Actors Training Program (PATP). In the Winter of 2012, he made his graduate debut with renowned director Victor Pappas as 'Mr. Elton' in Jane Austen's "Emma". Christian closed his second show with the University of Washington School of Drama that following Spring playing the role of 'Calisto/Clindor/Theogenes' in Tony Kushner's adaptation of Pierre Corneille's "The Illusion." That same month Christian joined Brownbox Theatre's HOODIES UP! (short plays inspired by the Trayvon Martin tragedy). HOODIES UP! features original works from seven Seattle playwrights.
During the Summer of 2012 he travelled to Helena, MT to perform with the Montana Shakespeare Company in the title role of "Othello", as well as 'Dumaine' in "Love's Labour's Lost".
Christian was excited to begin the 2013 theatre season with his role as 'Bert' in John Guare's "Landscape of the Body" at the UW School of Drama. The play was directed by well-know L.A. director/actress (and new UW faculty member) Lora Zane.
This February Christian will be stepping into the shoes of the Russian-speaking-Mozambique-native 'Antonio' in the David Edgar play "Pentecost"!