Chris Carlson is an actor, attorney, adjunct professor of law, and teaching artist. He has presented at conventions and authored articles on the power of theatrical techniques and philosophies in forensic oratory ("Why Can't Lawyers Speak Persuasively Anymore," Law & Politics). He founded NarrativeProsto to realize the goal of bringing artists and other professionals who rely on narratives together to learn from each other. Chris has authored, directed and performed in oratorical training for executives, attorneys, Fortune 500 companies, as well as college and law students. His extensive acting credits include an appearance at the Guthrie Theater in The Falls. Chris teaches regularly for the Guthrie and is an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law. He practices immigration law, specializing in asylum and related relief.