A young and vibrant Tenor Christopher Plaas, has entertained audiences throughout the United States and Europe. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Chris lives in Johnson City, Tennessee where he attended East Tennessee State University to obtain his Bachelor of Music. He earned his Master of Music from Appalachian State University where he appeared in multiple productions and scenes programs with the Opera Workshop. Chris has performed as Vaşek in The Bartered Bride, The Sailor in Dido and Aeneas, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Spärlich and Fenton in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor with Theater Rudolstadt in Rudolstadt, Germany, Pedrillo in the Star Trek production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Scenic City Opera, as the cover for the Conte d'Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and as Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte with the Asheville Lyric Opera. He has been featured as a Resident Artist with the Indianapolis Opera where he covered the role of Alfredo and appeared in the role of Gastone in Verdi's La Traviata. Chris was most recently seen as an Apprentice Artist with Teatro Nuovo during its inaugural season of the Bel Canto Festival at Purchase College.