Biography & broadcast background
Chris Reid is a voice artist and former broadcaster and stage actor in Winnipeg, Canada.
Having started on stage at the age of 11, Chris has since been involved with countless stage shows, voiceover projects, video hosting projects, and as a personality on a variety of radio stations across Canada and the United States.
Since 2015, Chris has been an advocate, donor and theatre patron in Winnipeg. He has worked with community and professional theatre organizations to help with marketing (including videos, social media and graphic design) and advertising.
In 2017, his interest from being on stage ended so he could focus on promoting the variety of talent in Winnipeg by hosting a weekly radio program, In The Spotlight, on CJNU 93.7 FM. The show focuses on getting to know Winnipeg's theatre community. The show features 60 minute interview with Winnipeg's top talent. This show ended on December 31, 2018, but he's still a news anchor and arts reporter for CJNU. Most of the shows have been archived and are available to listen to here. If you'd like to request a copy, e-mail Chris here.
Chris was the voice of Donald's Dino-Bash for WDNO Radio in DinoLand USA, evenings at in Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom. He was also the voice of the Thursday night dance party at the Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney's Boardwalk Resort.
Currently, Chris' voicework will start airing in Disney Springs again as Disney Parks begin to open after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for Rainbow Stage, Canada's longest running outdoor theatre.
He has worked on-air in radio at a variety of stations since 2004: 730 CKDM (Dauphin, MB), 680 CJOB (Winnipeg, MB), Power 97 (Winnipeg, MB), FAB 94.3 (Winnipeg, MB), TSN 1290 (Winnipeg, MB), Energy 106 FM (Winnipeg, MB), 204 The Hitz (Winnipeg, MB), CJNU 93.7 (Winnipeg, MB).
2010 - present
Announcer WDNO Radio/DinoLand, Animal Kindom Walt Disney World
Announcer Fountain View Stage, Disney Springs
Announcer Atlantic Dance Hall, Disney's Boardwalk Resort
Announcer 2017 New Years Eve, Walt Disney World
Announcer Disney Springs, Walt Disney World
Announcer Club Disney, Walt Disney World
Announcer Atlantic Dance Hall, Walt Disney World
Announcer 2015 New Years Eve, Walt Disney World
Announcer Star Wars Weekends, Walt Disney World
Narrator The Big Bike Canada, Heart & Stroke Foundation
Narrator Award Ceremony, University of Manitoba
Announcer Coolest Summer Ever, Walt Disney World
2010 - present
Selected Theatre Credits:
The Nutcracker Party Guest Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Goin' Home Harry Denis Thornton - Marketplace Players (2017)
Horrible Histories Charles II Kevin Hamill - HamDad Productions (2017)
Lend Me A Tenor Max Eric Rae – Theatrus Maximus (2016)
The Brothers Grimm King Thrushbeard John Chase - Merlyn Productions (2016)
Relatively Speaking Phillip Heather Forgie – GD Productions (2016)
How The Grinch Stole The Show Mr. Grinch Lisa-Marie Carlson - Energy 106 Productions (2014)
Crusin' in September Harry Denis Thornton - Marketplace Players (2013)
Strange Day at The Fringe Harry Denis Thornton - Marketplace Players (2012)
Max & The Grinch Mr. Grinch Tony Frost - Fantasy Theatre (2010)
Aladdin Jafar Tony Frost - Fantasy Theatre (2010)
Cinderella Matilda Tony Frost - Fantasy Theatre (2010)
Max & The Grinch Mr. Grinch Tony Frost - Fantasy Theatre (2008)
Aladdin Jafar Tony Frost - Fantasy Theatre (2007)
Lend Me A Tenor Max Yvonne Lillie - Theatre Amisk (2005)
Branta Canadensis Young Gosling Michelle Palanski - Manitoba Theatre For Young People (1998)