Biography

Christine made her first professional appearance on stage at the age of 17 in the role of Sleeping Beauty for Storybook Theatre Company. After graduating from the Dance Factory full time performing arts course Christine continued to pursue a successful career in musical theatre and children’s entertainment.

Christine was an ensemble member of the 1999 -2001 GFO/SEL production of The Sound of Music starring Lisa McCune & John Waters. Under the direction of Broadway Director & Tony Award nominee Susan H. Schulmann Christine also performed the role of Liesl Von Trapp & toured nationally with the production. Other musical theatre credits include Anything Goes (The Debutante) for The Production Company, The Wizard of Oz (Ensemble & Dorothy understudy) for GFO/SEL, Morning Melodies (Victorian Arts Centre & Adelaide Festival Centre) & resident performer with LATT Children’s Theatre Company in Seoul, South Korea. Television appearances include Good Morning Australia, Carols in the Domain and Full Frontal. For many years Christine was the regular host of many children’s live shows including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tweenies Live and Madagascar Live.

In March 2016 Christine premiered her one woman show Places I Have Been at the Kew Court House in Melbourne. In Places I Have Been, Christine showcases a diverse repertoire of musical theatre, jazz and original compositions and shares her unique musical journey from the Australian stage to the shores of South Korea and beyond.

As a teacher of performing arts, Christine has taught early childhood music programmes for Forte School of Music as well as singing, drama and dance at Stage Left Performing Arts school. Christine was previously the singing and drama teacher for the Dance Factory full time performing arts course, training Certificate III, IV & Diploma students in assessment, audition & performance preparation. Following this Christine spent five months in Italy conducting music and drama workshops in primary schools designed to assist students in developing their English language skills. Christine currently teaches private singing lessons to children and adults in Glen Waverley and is a highly regarded speech and drama teacher.

Christine has completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts from Australian Catholic University, majoring in music with a focus on contemporary harmony and composition.