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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Below is a partial resume, please contact me to request a full breakdown of my experience.

CASTING SPECIALIST, BACKSTAGE LLC

Internal Consultant for on-going developing Casting Channels; including site re-structuring and new software. Ambassador for Backstage on Panels, workshops and media events. Engaging traditional casting community and emerging content creators to fully utilize the online tools the platform provides

CASTING DIRECTOR, STEWART/WHITLEY CASTING

As a Casting Director at Stewart/Whitley: Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief (Broadway/National Tour), Spongebob (First National Tour), Waitress (National tour), Elf the Musical (National Tours), Sound of Music (National Tour). Christine also aided in the casting for the Broadway production of Chicago The Musical (Broadway/National Tour), Hadestown (Broadway), Goodspeed Opera House, AIDA Cruise Lines.

 

Off-Broadway credits include Rock Of Ages (New World Stages), A Clockwork Orange (New World Stages), As You Like it (Classic Stage Company), Curvy Widow (Westside Theatre), Stuffed (Westside Theatre), Dirty Dancing (National Tour). TV Credits with Stewart/Whitley include Freaky Friday (Disney Channel); Stewart/Whitley commercial, voiceover and industrial resume available upon request.

CASTING ASSOCIATE, HARRIET BASS CASTING

Headed by Harriet Bass, an established casting office with over twenty five years experience that primarily casts union regional theater.


-Partial List of recurring clients: Portland Center Stage, Alliance Theater, Syracuse Stage, Virginia Stage Company, Merrimack Rep. Theater.

CASTING ASSISTANT, PALADINO CASTING

One of the fastest growing Commercial and Print casting companies in New York, headed by Kristen Paladino, with Steve Stancato and Lori Malkin.

-Worked on a wide range of projects ranging from Reality TV pilots and high-profile music videos to national and international commercial campaigns.

MANAGER, JOE'S PUB AT THE PUBLIC THEATER

Music and event venue at the Public Theater, heart of downtown music, cabaret and theatre scene.

-Weekend Floor Manager.
Organizing all aspects of production and floor service, as well as Artist and guest experiences.

Please contact me for a full resume of projects and freelance/independent Casting Director Credits