Chris Wright trained at the Legat School of Russian Ballet and, after graduating, joined Gothenburg Ballet, Sweden. He has also danced with Scottish Ballet, London City Ballet, and English National Ballet and as a Soloist with the National Ballets of Norway and Portugal.
Chris was a Principal Dancer with the State Ballet of Peçs (Hungary), Ballet Ireland, Minnesota Dance Theatre (USA) and Glyndebourne Opera. He performed in the West End in Carousel, Phantom of the Opera and in Berlin with Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Chris qualified as a teacher with the Russian Ballet Society. He was Ballet Master for the World Tour of Phantom of the Opera, Guest Ballet Master for the Shanghai Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre and Tokyo City Ballet. Chris has taught at The Hammond School, Shanghai Ballet Academy and at English National Ballet School.
In 2014 Chris completed an intensive Ballet Teachers Course under Professor Kalina Bogoeva (State University Sofia) and gained an Advanced Certificate in the Russian Pedagogic Method of Classical Ballet.