Hi, My name is Christine

I am an expert in sourcing, casting and booking talent across a variety of mediums including commercial and branded content, theatrical and film projects. 

It's my passion to follow, research and support tastemakers such as actors, fitness experts, entrepreneurs, influencers, celebrities and models over different mediums.​

I am driven by my purpose to connect people.

Deeply important elements of my personal self that are undeniably present in my professional work: I am a queer woman, I grew up in Northern Ireland during the troubles; and I am an immigrant in the United States. 

A few other things....

Fitness fanatic // Reformed Night Owl to Morning Lark // Work in NYC- live in NJ // Cat-mum // proud wife of @vtirella

Browse the site to learn more about my casting and content skills.

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I believe in the power of  creative collaboration

I work in Casting, Content and Talent development

For almost ten years, I worked in "conventional" casting; providing casting services in the entertainment industry.

Then I took a step back. What was really important to me? What was my purpose and passion?

The answers were immediate and clear. I want to:


  • Connect talent with opportunity;

  • Package and deliver the best options to my creative collaborators;

  • Develop content that inspires and empowers

Recently I have been developing and producing panels, webinars and materials for Backstage.  

I believe that passionate, empowered, informed casting and content makes for the most compelling storytelling. Take a look at my work and let's Collaborate together. 

 
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Casting Experience

Christine is an experienced Casting Director and Talent Specialist based in New York.


Projects include: Spongebob The Musical (First National Tour), Waitress (Non-Union National tour), Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief (Broadway/National Tour), Elf the Musical (National Tours), Sound of Music (National Tours). Christine also aided in the casting for the Broadway production of Chicago The Musical (Broadway/National Tour), Hadestown (Broadway), Goodspeed Opera House, AIDA Cruise Lines. Off-Broadway projects include A Clockwork Orange (New World Stages), As You Like it (Classic Stage Company), Curvy Widow (Westside Theatre), Stuffed (Westside Theatre), Dirty Dancing (National Tour). TV Credits with Stewart/Whitley include Freaky Friday (Disney Channel); Stewart/Whitley commercial, voiceover and industrial resume available upon request.


Before joining the Stewart/Whitley Team, Christine spent three years at Harriet Bass Casting, as a Casting Associate, working primarily on regional Equity theatre and Off-Broadway theatre/projects. Clients included: Portland Center Stage, Alliance Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Syracuse Stage and Dallas Theater Center. During this time, she also worked as a Freelance Casting Director at Telsey + Co. where she assisted in casting a number of pilots and commercials.


Christine started her career freelancing with Paladino Casting where she worked on various international and national commercials, live and promotional events such as the opening of Lexus Fashion show 2013, as well as television projects ranging from reality television to scripted material such as Team Umizoomi (Nickelodeon) and Taxi Brooklyn (TF1/CBS).  

Christine holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons), from Queens University, Belfast; a Diploma in Acting from LAMDA, London, and an Associate Acting Degree from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York.

 

Content Development

I believe in creating content that feeds the mind, moves conversations forward and connects people. As a producer and host for Backstage on Panels, workshops and media events, I have been engaging the acting and filmmaking community to help facilitate important conversations and inspire the next generation of emerging creators.

 
 

I want actors to feel empowered

Coaching and workshops

Newly graduated? Transitioning from another career? New to the business completely?

I am available for private coaching sessions as well as workshops for college students- please reach out for my rate list.

Each year I have a Charity special- January- March.

I take on select clients once a year for a special donation based consultation.100% of the proceeds of this special 2 week class will go to “Fred’s Team” for MSK Cancer research.

I regularly hold free panels and workshops for details:

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Press and Features

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My feature in The Irish Times "Wild Geese" Column

Listen to my work on "In the Envelope" Podcast

My Perspective on Casting during Covid-19

Queen's University University Alumni Feature

 
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Get in touch

Interested in working with me? Contact me for my full casting and development resume.
I am available for media bookings and hosting opportunities as well as coaching sessions- specify your interests in the subject title and let's connect.

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