Chris "Coop" Cooper

Lecturer, Stage Management


Coop is an alumna of Niagara University’s theatre department. She has been an Equity stage manager/production manager for over 23 years. Her career began at Studio Arena Theater as an AEA Assistant Stage manager. Coop continued at Artpark as AEA Production Stage Manager/Production Manager for 12 years where she oversaw both the main stage and Artpark-at-the-Church along with the Amphitheater. She currently serves as production coordinator at Seneca Niagara Casino over seeing all concerts and events at the Bear’s Den. Coop also co-owns Coop’s Spotlight Productions where she has had the opportunity to work with many NU students and graduates for the past 11 years.