Christoph trained at Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, from where he graduated with distinction. He also graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Arts Education.
For the Royal Conservatoire he has designed Hamlet and Victory (both at the Tron Theatre).
He was Head of Lighting for Soho Theatre for many years where he designed Everything Must Go, The Diver, The Tiger Lillies – Seven Deadly Sins, Moonwalking in Chinatown, Thom Pain (based on nothing) (original Edinburgh and London production), How to Act Around Cops and How To Lose Friends And Alienate People. As part of Soho Theatre’s cabaret and comedy program he lit hundreds of shows, including Eddie Izzard, Michael McIntyre, Jimmy Carr, Russell Brand, Catherine Tate, Dylan Moran, Kiki & Herb and many more. He also worked on many education and community projects with the Soho Theatre Education Department.
Other designs for theatre include Khamsa (NYT, Saudi Arabia), The Bee (HKCC, touring), Etherdome (touring), Verona Road (Intermission Theatre), Miss Lily Gets Boned (Finborough Theatre), The Missionary’s Position (Hoxton Hall, touring), Wasted (Intermission Theatre), Bitches Ball (Hoxton Hall, touring), House (Finborough Theatre), Risk (Actors’ Centre), Perfect (touring), The Garden (Camden People’s Theatre, touring), Robin Hood (Riverside Studios), City Lost 0.11 (touring), Moments in Time (Tuplow Court Festival), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (touring) and Horses, Horses, Coming In In All Directions (The Arches Theatre Company).
Christoph has worked extensively in corporate events, including car and product launches and fashion shows.