Chris Gonzalez is the Artistic Director of Water Or Bread Theater, a Devised Physical Theater company based in Northampton, Massachusetts. He has devised theater with a youth education troupe at Northampton High School. Chris has just finished filming a full length Devised Physical Theater piece called "The Restaurant", which he acted in, directed, wrote and produced. Chris was a recipient of the James Baldwin Memorial Scholarship Fund for Playwriting from Umass Amherst, where he studies theater. At Umass Chris has studied with a concentration on performance, and has recently had the honor of playing Shakespeare’s Othello. Chris also has been a featured poet around Massachusetts for the past 5 years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane Koyczan. Chris’s first book of poetry, "the end or the beginning of water", will be published this fall by Human Error Press.