Christine is an adjunct theatre professor here at Mt. SAC as well as Cal State Fullerton and Santiago Canyon College. She teaches Acting, Oral Interpretation of Literature, Voice & Diction and Introduction to Theatre. Christine has also taught in the Conservatory program at The Laguna Playhouse since moving from Chicago where she served as the Education Director for the Actor Training Academy @ Citadel Theatre.
As an actor, Christine has performed in regional theatre throughout the Chicagoland area and Orange County, CA. In addition, she has also worked in radio Voice Over with Great Plaines Media in Bloomington, IL and was the Production Coordinator for the independent feature film Using with Phenom Features. Favorite roles include Avery Bly in Sin with The Garage Theatre of Long Beach, Maria Merelli in Lend me a Tenor, Becca in Rabbit Hole; Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream with Costa Mesa Playhouse; Helga Ten Dorp in Deathtrap at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, and the world premieres of Fraternal Instinct and Cold Cold Feet with Diamante Productions in Chicago.
As a stage director, Christine has directed multiple productions including Pride’s Crossing at Elmhurst College where she received Best Director honors, Tartuffe at Aurora University, Crimes of the Heart at Illinois Central College as well as the musicals Hello Dolly! and Once Upon a Mattress. She will also be directing Blithe Spirit here at Mt. SAC this fall.