Chris began working as a full time professional storyteller and musician in 1983. Since that time she has toured all over Western Canada, doing over 3,000 performances for schools, libraries and other groups. She has performed for all ages at coffee houses, festivals and concerts in a variety of settings.

Chris has been awarded grants from both the Canada Council and the Saskatchewan Arts Board, and is well respected in the larger storytelling community. She has led workshops for storytelling groups in Alberta and B.C. as well as in her own province of Saskatchewan. Chris founded the Saskatoon Storyteller's Guild in the early 1980s.

A few of Chris's stories are published in anthologies and have been told across North America.

Chris is a member of the following organizations, which are highly recommended for those with an interest in storytelling: