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SEE Presents

An Evening with

Chris Olsen

March 30, 2023

Doors Open 7PM | Event Starts 8PM • Doors Close 8:30PM

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Colony Ballroom

FREE for all UMD Students (Must have Valid Student I.D.) 

Event Description

Join us for an evening with tiktok sensation Chris Olsen. Chris is an actor and digital creator who is quickly becoming one of the most celebrated comedic voices on tiktok. He has been named one of E!’s “New Faces of Pride,” and was nominated as TikTok and GLAADs first-ever “Queer Advocate of the Year.” This event will feature a moderated Q&A as well as an audience Q&A (time permitting).

About Chris Olsen

Chris Olsen is an actor and digital creator who rose to prominence after joining TikTok, quickly becoming one of the most celebrated comedic voices on the platform. He is a classically trained actor, singer, and dancer, receiving his BFA from the Boston Conservatory for Musical Theatre. Chris can be seen in the Discovery+ mini-series The Book of Queer.


He was named one of E!’s “New Faces of Pride,” and was nominated as TikTok and GLAAD's first-ever “Queer Advocate of the Year.” Chris won “People's Sexiest Guy on TikTok,” and was a co-host of the 2022 Oscar’s Red-Carpet Experience, in partnership with the Academy.

 Chris interviewed Dr. Fauci for the White House’s “Made to Save” campaign to promote vaccine education. He also co-hosted a GUESS Live event celebrating Pride, and was tapped to work press junkets, partnering with Hulu and Netflix. He is a proud member of both the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and LGBTQ+ communities and is an outspoken mental health advocate.

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If you are in need of any accommodations, please let us know at least TWO (2) weeks prior to the day of the event.

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