The Worcestershire Theatre Festival



Chris Jaeger is a highly-experienced writer, musician, actor and director.  For sixteen years he was the director of the Swan Theatre Worcester, and of the professional Worcester Repertory Company for which he wrote and directed many shows.


He runs a professional touring company called ‘On A Role’ for which he has written several plays, four of which are currently touring this country and beyond. He also wrote the lyrics of a ‘Worcestershire Song Cycle’ which premiered at the Three Choirs Festival. He has been commissioned to write plays, including one about King John by Worcester Cathedral, about saving energy by Worcester Bosch, and about Charles Stuart by the Battle of Worcester Society.


He is a senior member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators (GODA) and is currently its Chair. He adjudicates drama festivals all over Britain and beyond and has adjudicated many national finals.


Chris is a Fellow of the University of Worcester and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a drama advisor to the Royal Navy.


In 2013, he was awarded the MBE for services to the Arts presented by Her Majesty the Queen.


Chris lives in Worcester and is married with two cats.

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