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Christine McBurney

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An award-winning theatre educator and director and the recipient of multiple grants, Christine splits her time between the north coast and the east coast primarily as an actor, director, and acting coach.

Previously she was the co-founder and co-producing artistic director of Cleveland’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning classical theatre company, Mamaí. As an educator she served on the faculties at Cleveland State University’s School of Film and Media Arts and Baldwin Wallace University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Previously, she headed the Theatre Arts Department at Shaker Heights High School where many of her students earned distinction and continue to work in theatre in New York. She has also produced theatre and film and worked as a freelance writer.

She is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC (Society of Directors & Choreographers) and the director labs at Lincoln Center Theater (NYC), Directors Lab West (L.A.), and Directors Lab North (Toronto).

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