Chris Pardal was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and moved to Florida at the age of 15. He was a professional dancer in the early to mid-nineties as a “house” dancer for clubs in the Tampa Bay area. He also danced with “Todd Heffner & Company” and in several Florida Hip-Hop groups. He toured in Connecticut, New York, Florida, Cincinnati and Cleveland.
After serving in the Army, he began to further his education when he was recruited into the dance departments of St. Petersburg College and the University Of South Florida. His choreographers have included, Debra Jo Hughes, Katurah Robinson, John Parks, Colette Harding and Klaus “Step” Reinert. While performing musical theater, he was then recruited into the drama department where he began to focus on acting and writing.
Chris has been in over thirty plays, several films and can be seen in the Sony Pictures Series “Borderline Coyotes” acting alongside Roberto Sanchez (“2 Fast, 2 Furious”), Neil Brown Jr. (“Straight Outta Compton”), Franco Vega and Janelle Froehlich.
He can also be seen in the Mark Harris Film, “Abducted” playing Liam Chesterfield and co-starring alongside Eric Roberts in the Olivier Gruner film, “Sector 4”.
In the spring of 2016, Chris wrapped his work on the film, “Corbin Nash”, starring Dean Jagger, Malcolm Mcdowell. Bruce Davison & Corey Feldman. Chris plays, Detective Frank Sullivan, who is Corbin Nash’s partner. The movie was released April 20th, 2018.
Chris is currently working on “RAVE”; a story about an undercover cop who infiltrates the Tampa Bay rave scene in the late 90s.