Artistic Director - General dance Programs
Christina began her serious dance training in Connecticut with the Manchester Youth Ballet under the direction of Priscilla Gibson. Later while studying Musical Theatre and Arts Administration at Wagner College, she continued her dance training with jazz masters such as Luigi, Frank Hatchett, Charles Kelly, and Phil Black. After college, Christina performed and acted as dance captain for various touring companies, dinner theaters, and summer stocks based in New York, Connecticut, and Florida. Christina performed with the Inaugural Entertainment Company for President Ronald Reagan in Washington D.C. Christina has been on staff with the Connecticut Concert Ballet for 18 years where she leads the jazz program. She is also the Artist in Residence for the Windham County School System where she creates classical ballet programs for the elementary schools in that district through the Ossen Foundation for the Arts. Christina is a passionate adjudicator for several national dance competitions. Recently Christina founded The Civic Ballet of CT, a nonprofit organization that provides arts education.