Christa-Kimlicko-Jones

Christa Kimlicko Jones

Christa Kimlicko Jones has been working in the theatre for over 15 years as an actor, director, producer, administrator, or teacher. She received her Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Texas at Austin where she also garnered her certification in Voice/Speech. As a producer, most recently, Christa had the privilege of working on Off Broadway productions, Eye of God by Tim Blake Nelson (New York Premiere) The Vietnamization of New Jersey by Christopher Durang (New York Premiere) and David Wright Crawford’s, Harvest (New York Premiere). Christa served as Associate Director of Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan from 2005–2008. In addition, she is a founding member and served as Co-Producing Artistic Director of the dirigo group in Austin, Texas. Christa is member of V.A.S.T.A. (Voice and Speech Trainers’ Association) and a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
Off Broadway acting credits include: Helen in Umbrella and Toni in Harvest (both with Alchemy Theatre Company) and Eaton in Lipstick on a Pig. Other NY acting credits: Our Town (Harold Clurman Lab Theatre), 365 Days/365 Plays (Genesius Theatre Group),Rearview Mirror (manhattantheatresource), Blah, Blah, Blah (Bayou Radio) and The Information She Carried. Selected regional credits include:  Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (B. Iden Payne Nomination/Critics Table Nomination), Nina in The Seagull (Critic’s Table Nomination), Sybil in Private Lives, Lorraine in The Man Who Came to Dinner(Austin Playhouse); Perdita in Winter’s Tale (Austin Shakespeare Festival); Hedda in Hedda Gabler (Critic’s Table Nomination), Abbie in Desire Under the Elms (B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Actress), May in Fool for Love and Joanne in Home Free! (the dirigo group). Other notable credits:  Elise in The Miser (directed by Philip Goodwin), and Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Critic’s Table Nomination; directed by Franchelle Stuart Dorn and Lucien Douglas).
Film credits include: Themes and IntermissionsSecondhand LionsBloodmaskWorse,Fairy Blight, and Tempting David. Voice acting credits include: Getbackers and Dai Guard, among others.
Other producer credits include: The JinnHeddabashDesire, In On It, and Home Free!, all with the dirigo group.
Christa is an Acting and Voice/Speech instructor with NYU’s drama department currently on staff at Stella Adler (Voice/Speech) and working as an adjunct teacher for the Tisch/Kanbar Undergraduate Film/TV program (Acting). Christa also teaches Acting for CAP 21’s Professional Training Program.
In addition, Christa serves as Associate Education Director with Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater for the Theater Training Program. She is also on faculty teaching Voice/Speech, Acting, and serving as Vocal Coach for the apprentice productions.  Her most recent directing credits include the staged workshop production of Cheri Steinkellner’s Hello! My Baby at Vassar College with the Powerhouse Apprentice training program associated with New York Stage and Film.
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