Kristof Konrad was born in Poland and trained as an actor at the National Dramatic Academy in Warsaw, Poland and the Alexander Fersen Academy in Rome, Italy. While in Poland, he studied and worked with theater and film masters Jerzy Grotowski and Andrzej Wajda. In the U.S., he has worked with directors Francis Lawrence, Kenneth Branagh, Ron Howard, and Roland Emmerich. His TV credits include: House of Cards, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Zoo, Scandal, Rizzoli & Isles, Intelligence, Nikita, Burn Notice, Alias, JAG, The Agency, Undercovers, E-Ring, Raising the Bar, and many others. His film credits include: Red Sparrow, Angels and Demons, Hotel California, Independence Day, Chernobyl Diaries, and many others.
Kristof has taught for the Berlin International Film Festival, Moscow Generation Campus, Verbier Festival & Academy in Switzerland, and UBS Verbier Orchestra. He teaches Acting in Film and Alexander Technique Intensive Workshops in New York, Los Angeles, Milan, Berlin, Toronto, and Vancouver. In the U.S., he has taught with Jean-Louis Rodrigue at the Larry Moss Studio, the Howard Fine Acting Studio in L.A., the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Melbourne, Theatricum Botanicum, and Media Access; he recently worked with the artists of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Cirque du Soleil. Past and current students include: Kenneth Branagh, Cobie Smulders, JoBeth Williams, Eric Dane, Michael Welch, and Sharon Lawrence.
Kristof earned his M.F.A. in Theatre in the field of Dramatic Acting from the Alexander Zelwerowicz National Dramatic Academy in Warsaw, Poland. He maintains a private practice in Santa Monica, CA and West Los Angeles. He is an active member of the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT).