Dual Degree Advisor and Assistant Professor (Voice and Speech) | email@example.com
BA, Williams College; MFA, Boston University. Designated Linklater Voice Teacher. Additional study at Boston Conservatory (Graduate Performance Certificate, Voice), Trinity College, London (Performer’s Certificate in Speech & Drama), Shakespeare & Company (Training Intensive). Special studies in the Joy of Phonetics/Dialects, the Humors Embodied, Extended Voice/Lamentation, Primitive Voice/Roy Hart, and Classical Singing. Christine is an actor, singer, voice coach, and director. She has performed locally and regionally, most recently with Boston Playwrights’/Boston Children’s Theatre, Gloucester Stage Company, Olney Theatre Center, Wellesley Summer Theatre, and she played Laura in The Glass Menagerie for the inaugural production for the Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP). Her work as a voice or dialect coach has been heard extensively in the region, including at the New Repertory Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Company One, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Stoneham Theatre, Vineyard Playhouse, Gloucester Stage, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Boston Children’s Theatre, Harvard University and others. Christine is the director of the new Femina Shakespeare initiative at BU, guiding in the creation of bare-bones text, breath, body, voice -based workshop productions of Shakespeare’s works with all-female undergraduate casts. Femina Shakes’ first production, Julius Caesar, was produced in winter 2011, and will be followed by Titus Andronicus in fall of 2011. Christine also recently directed and co-developed Ibrahim Miari’s one-man show, In Between, about the nature of an Arab-Israeli identity, and co-directed Better off Dead with the Village Theatre Project. Christine has also served on the faculties of: Commonwealth Shakespeare Summer Academy, Boston Conservatory, Emerson College, Longy School of Music, Walnut Hill School, New England Conservatory, StageSource, BU Opera Programs, and the BU Summer Theatre Institute. Christine is a member of the Village Theatre Project, a member of Wellesley Summer Theatre’s resident acting company, and is an artistic associate with the Gypsy Mamas. Member: Actors’ Equity Association. VASTA.