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  • Christa Scott-Reed

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    Christa Scott-Reed

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    Christa Scott-Reed is a professional director and actor. She directed the Off-Broadway production and National Tour of C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce, as well as the re-imagined 2020 virtual presentation of the show, using green screen technology, which garnered over 50,000 online views in 4 days. Other Off-Broadway directing credits: the most recent revival of Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons, starring Michael Countryman and Carolyn McCormick, and the first New York revival of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, starring Daniel Gerroll and Robin Abramson. She directed Will Eno's Thom Pain (based on nothing), starring Trent Dawson, for Katonah Classic Stage where she is Artistic Associate. Christa has directed multiple virutal/new media presentations online. As an actor, she has performed in over 50 professional theatre productions including Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour, and Regional Theatre. She has performed at Second Stage, Atlantic Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Irish Repertory Theatre, New World Stages, Keen Company, Mint Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Paper Mill Playhouse, Bucks County Playhouse, Two River Theatre Company, TheatreWorks, Barrington Stage, and dozens more. Christa's acting credits also include film, TV, commercials and voiceovers and include The Good Fight, FBI, Madam Secretary, Elementary, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, The Impossibilities, Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU, and many more. Christa is the Literary Manager for Fellowship for Performing Arts and privately coaches professional actors. Christa is a member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and SDC.


    Degrees Held

    MFA, Acting, National Theatre Conservatory; BA, Theatre (cum laude), Whitman College


    Professional Affiliation

    Christa is a member of Actors Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. 


    Current Courses

    Audition Lab

    Audition Lab (Spring 2021)

    Audition Lab 2

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