Christina has been working as a free-lance theatre designer for 7 years in opera, musicals, dance and theatre.
Whilst at secondary school, Christina’s love of theatre began through performing but also designing sets for the school productions. This interest in theatre continued through university completing a Bachelor of Performing Arts at Monash University majoring in Music, minor in Visual Arts. Christina then studied a Diploma of Design in Visual Merchandising at RMIT, and has recently completed a Post-Graduate in Theatre Design at the VCA. Since then Christina has been designing regularly for theatre throughout Melbourne
Christina designed the set and costumes for Flower Children, Hat Pin, Life’s a Circus, Stephen Schwartz Triptych, Sondheim Triptych, Jerry Herman Triptych (Magnormos). Cosi Fan Tutte (Melbourne Opera),
True love Travels on a Gravel Road (15 minutes from Anywhere), As You Like it (Winterfall Theatre), Some Kind of Alaska (Winterfall Theatre), Oprahfication (Adam Lowe Group) and now invited to the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2014.
Christina’s costume Design credits include; Night School (VCA), Between Today and Tomorrow (VCA), Life’s a Circus (Magnormous). Costume design credits include; White with Wire Wheels (Melbourne Union Theatre) and Living Things (VCA puppetry) created by Peter Wilson, Disjointed Story and Lois and her Mother’s Secret Life (Cast and Crew Productions), Bow Wow Festival (The family Dog Circus), Triplicity (Weave Contemporary Dance Theatre), and As You Like it (Winterfall Theatre).
Rio Saki and Other Falling objects (Parnassus Den) Melburnalia II and Macbeth Re-arisen (White Whale Theatre -nominated for best Independent Production at the Green Room awards), War Lounge (The Bettybooke) and Men (Straight Jacket Productions). Christina was also head of the art department for a short film Red Water Red.