Terri Shipman has been a professional model for over 15 years. Ms. Shipman has appeared in numerous fashion shows, YM magazine, Seventeen Magazine, and was the new face for Gitano. She is a teacher of runway, fashion print, and beauty. A professional judge for the Little Miss & Mister Hawaiian Tropic Model Search and a professional commentator and fashion stylist.
Originally a Worcester local, Chris graduated Cum Laude from Worcester State College and proceeded to move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. He studied with one of Hollywood’s finest acting coach’s Aaron Speiser, who worked with Will Smith, Virginia Madsen, and others, where he honed his craft and respect for acting. For the past 16 years Chris has been on camera and appeared in network television shows, commercials and feature films, including: Ghost Whisperer, E Ring, Wassup Rockers and Ted 2. In addition, Chris has worked with well-known Directors such as Larry Clark, Mary Lambert, Michael Robison, James Frawley, etc. Chris also assisted Donna Rosenstein Casting throughout their casting call for October Road directed by Gary Fleder, written by Scott Rosenberg.
His love for acting and passion for movies led him to production. As a Partner of Passing Lane Productions, Chris produced the documentary series Tackling Hollywood, before later co-founding Epic Journey Films. In January 2013, Chris began teaching and coaching at the Anthony Gilardi Acting Studio in Hollywood. A series of opportunities has
brought him home to Worcester where he will continue his career in teaching while offering a Master’s Acting Class at The Actor’s Loft – part of #KSMM.
We are thrilled to have Chris on board with us! One of his missions is to create success for all students at #KSMM.