Artistic Director, Intercult /Stockholm
Originally an actor and theatre director, Chris Torch extended his career into the domains of culture management, production and cultural politics. Presently he is founder and Artistic Director of Intercult and an outspoken advocate for intercultural action. While active as a director, producer and actor he founded Jordcirkus in 1977, an independent and international theatre company based in Stockholm, and Shikasta in 1993, a semi-independent and culturally diverse ensemble within the framework of the Swedish National Touring Theatre, Riksteatern. Chris is active in a number of networks such as CAE (Culture Action Europe), he is on the steering group of Platform for Intercultural Europe and a board member of the European Museum Forum.