russian feminism: anna akhmatova @ loftrecital
In March 2018, Christine will direct her first collaborative piece with the outstanding James Barnett for his company LOFTrecital. Combining the poetry of Anna Akhmatova and classical pieces by Prokofiev and more, this limited engagement will explore the voice of one of the world's most incredible poets as she grappled with love, sex, power, and the importance of unwavering artistic courage in a tumultuous political climate.
Check out www.loftrecital.org for more information
PLAYLABS 2017 @ PWC
In October, Christine took part in the development and public readings of Alice Tuan's play A HUMBLING IN ST. PAUL. Directed by Laurie Woolery, this new work was workshopped as part of the annual PlayLabs festival at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis.
Workshop @ PWC: Little women
Christine took part in developing Kate Hamill's newest adaptation: LITTLE WOMEN, playing the role of Meg March. This piece is being developed in partnership with the Jungle Theatre, and was directed by Sarah Rasmussen at the Playwright's Center in Minneapolis in September 2017.
AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE
Christine worked on the artistic team of A FLEA IN HER EAR at American Players Theatre, serving as Assistant Director to David Frank. The production runs June 24-October 7, 2017, in the Hill Theatre.
She also served as Assistant Director to Tim Ocel in the Touchstone Theatre for his acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, running August 19-October 22, 2017.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.americanplayers.org
WINTER WORDS at american players theatre
On February 27, Christine took part in APT's Winter Words reading series for a workshop of THE ROVER. She played Helena in a new adaptation by Jim DeVita.
GREAT LAKES THEATER
Christine performed with Great Lakes Theater in the fall of 2016. During the continuation of this rep, she played Olivia in Drew Barr's production of TWELFTH NIGHT, as well Ensemble in Victoria Bussert's production of MY FAIR LADY.
Performances of MY FAIR LADY ran September 23-October 29
Performances of TWELFTH NIGHT ran September 30-October 30
IDAHO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
Christine transferred LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST from Great Lakes Theater to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, where she continued her role as Maria in LLL, as well as playing Olivia in TWELFTH NIGHT (directed by Drew Barr) and Ensemble in MY FAIR LADY (directed by Victoria Bussert).
Performances ran June 3-August 28.
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
Christine played Maria in Tyne Rafaeli's production of LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST for Great Lakes Theater, playing at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio from April 8-24.
"...one of the smartest, freshest interpretations of Shakepeare at Great Lakes Theater in years." -cleveland.com
Stage directors and choreographers foundation's observership class 2016-2017
Christine was honored to be a member of the 2016-2017 class of the SDCF's Observership class!
In February Christine played The Girl in Tory Stewart's new play OPHELIA REDUX at Skylight Theatre Company in Los Angeles. Directed by Lindsay Allsbaugh, the piece pulls back the curtain on Hamlet and reveals what really happened in the rotten state of Denmark, from Ophelia's point of view.
TIGERS BE STILL
Christine directed and co-produced TIGERS BE STILL by Kim Rosenstock. This production marked the first for her new theater company, Laughing Wild Productions. Performances ran January 15-31, 2016, at The Lounge Theatre in Hollywood
6201 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Christine played Hero in The Backroom Shakespeare Project's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Bar Lubitsch on January 10, 2016.
By Stephen Belber, Directed by Prescilliana Esparolini
Performing as part of a series dedicated to the work of Stephen Belber, Christine played The Woman in WIND at the Aquila Morong Studio in Hollywood, in the fall of 2015.
THE FINAL SCENE
In February, Christine worked with the absolutely fantastic Sonny Valicenti on his brand new short film, The Final Scene.
The film will be making its debut at the 2015 Austin Film Festival!
For more information, check out the the official AFF website!
Check back soon for exciting new updates!