Instructor of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy
M.F.A., Acting, Old Globe Theatre; B.A., Theatre, University of Maryland
Christine Marie Brown is a passionate theatre performer and educator.
As an educator, Brown has taught auditioning at Cornish College of the Arts' summer theatre intensive for high school students and English pronunciation at the Seattle World School for ESL students. As a member of the faculty at Freehold Theatre Lab in Seattle, she taught Intro to Acting, Auditioning, Beginning Scene Study, Advanced Scene Study, and Rehearsal & Performance. In addition, she is a vocal coach at Jack Straw Productions and an occasional dialect coach for Taproot Theatre.
Brown made her Broadway debut in the Tony-award winning production of both parts of William Shakespeare's Henry IV. She has also appeared Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons and in an award-winning NYC Fringe Festival production of Harold Pinter's Ashes to Ashes.
Nationally, her work includes leading roles at The Guthrie, The Old Globe, South Coast Rep, Baltimore Centerstage, Shakespeare & Company, Buffalo Studio Arena, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Shakespeare Center, Kansas City Rep, and TUTA (Chicago). In Seattle, her work has been seen at Seattle Rep, ACT, Seattle Shakespeare, Village Theatre, Book-It Rep, Taproot Theatre, Theatre22, Thalia’s Umbrella, 5th Avenue NextFest, 14/48 Festival, Theatre Anonymous, Engaged Theatre Program, Sandbox Radio, SOAPFest, ESTP, and Northwest Playwrights' Alliance.
She holds an Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the Old Globe Theatre and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the University of Maryland. She is a member of the Sandbox Artists' Collective, AEA & SAG-AFTRA.
Her performance credits include: Henry IV (Lincoln Center Theatre); Canary (Playwrights Horizons); A Christmas Carol, Mr. Burns, The Pitmen Painters (ACT); Romeo & Juliet (The Guthrie Theater); The Importance of Being Earnest (South Coast Repertory); Sherlock Holmes & the American Problem, Twelfth Night (Seattle Repertory Theatre); The Three Sisters (Baltimore Centerstage); Trying, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Love's Labor's Lost, Over the River & Through the Woods, Twelfth Night, Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Old Globe Theatre); Tartuffe, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Seattle Shakespeare Company); Downstairs (Theatre22); When Love Speaks (Thalia’s Umbrella); Evidence of Things Unseen (Taproot Theatre); As You Like It, Othello(Shakespeare & Company); Man & Superman (Kansas City Repertory); A Thousand Clowns (Buffalo Studio Arena Theatre); Othello, Arcadia and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Henry IV and King Lear (Engaged Theatre Program); Into the Woods, Mary Poppins, Festival of New Musicals, '13 (Village Theatre); Once in a Lifetime, It's A Wonderful Life (Theatre Anonymous); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry IV, Love's Labor's Lost (American Shakespeare Center); 14/48 Festivals, '12, '13, '14 and first ever outdoor fest, numerous radio shows with Sandbox Radio and many readings with ESTP.