Teaching Artist. Director. Tutor. Coach.
Christine is equipped with decades of educational experience* for ages one and up.
Christine’s lesson plans include elements of game play, kinesthetic awareness, team-building, critical thinking, interpersonal communication, and creative expression. She is capable of adapting a workshop or series specifically for your classroom while adhering to curriculum goals and statewide learning standards.
Looking for a fun way to enhance an elementary school geography lesson? Contact Christine!
A Fresh Perspective: The Clown’s World
Clowns see the world through the eyes of a curious newborn, with wonder and marvel. Clowns live in the realm of “Yes, I can!” and endless possibility. In this supportive class environment, reconnect with your inner child and rediscover the art of play. Learn (or revisit) techniques to enhance your creativity and deepen your sense of pleasure in performing for an audience.
Core Mechanics – The Unknown Key to Creative Flow
Looking for a bodybuilder’s ab workout? Look elsewhere. In this class, you’ll learn the Core Mechanics as created by Ira Seidenstein of The Seidenstein Method. It’s a simple series of movements which help prepare you for rehearsal and performance, useful for both novice and veteran actors, directors, teachers, dancers and choreographers. The class will learn the routine plus additional elements of Seidenstein’s Four Articulations.
Trapped in the torture of writer’s block? Curious about writing and still waiting for an invitation to take the leap? Here’s your chance! Seasoned scribes and noobs alike are welcome here! Bring a notebook and writing utensil, a sense of humor, and willingness to run with prompts and provocations. This workshop is designed to inspire and surprise, to collaborate and encourage, to get the pen moving!
*Here’s a few recent credits:
From 2016 to early 2019, she facilitated a monthly Clown Lab for adults in conjunction with the Pocket Theater, Slate Theater, and 18th & Union.
In 2012, Christine completed the inaugural eight-month Teaching Artist Training Lab certification presented by the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Washington State Arts Commission, with oversight and guidance from Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, 4Culture, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Offstage, she coached youth (ages 1-12) in progressive skill-building, imaginative movement, and the fundamentals of gymnastics for Seattle Gymnastics Academy from 2011 to 2019.
Please inquire for a more detailed CV.