Miss Christine has been on staff at BBDC since 2001 teaching, mentoring and sharing her love of dance and theater. Her choreography has garnered multiple awards at competition and is a highlight at the BBDC annual concert. Miss Christine has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Japan in productions of West Side Story (Anita) Sweet Charity (Nickie), 42nd Street (Lorraine), The King and I (dance soloist), Cactus Flower (Toni Simmons), The Music Man (Zaneeta Shinn) and A Chorus Line (Diana Morales). Miss Christine performed as a featured dancer in both the Broadway, National and International companies of Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and on Broadway as Rumpleteazer in Cats.
In the role of Ermengarde, Miss Christine performed with Carol Channing in the Broadway and the National companies of Hello, Dolly!, directed by Lee Roy Reams. She received her formative Ballet and Theater training at The School of Performing Arts in New Milford, CT (under the direction of Arlene Begelman). While at SOPA she performed in their theater company “Conn. Stage” in productions of Roar of the Greasepaint…, Grease (Jan) and Carnival. Miss Christine also danced in Candlewood Playhouse’s production of Oklahoma!, staged by Gemsy Delapp.
Miss Christine attended the Boston Conservatory of Music, Dance and Theater, earning a BFA in Musical Theater and a minor in Directing. Conservatory credits include: Chicago, Street Scene, Iolanthe, Kismet, Sweet Charity and Smashing Times (an original musical by Gerard Alessandrini).
Other credits include the Madison Square Garden production of The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy understudy) starring Mickey Rooney and Eartha Kitt as well as the 1st National Tour of Disney’s Beauty and The Beast (Silly Girl). Miss Christine is a certified Pilates instructor through Power Pilates in NYC, offering the students of BBDC the opportunity to strengthen their mind body connection by studying this wonderful method.