Christina Keefe is the Director of the Theatre Program and Professor in the Practice in Theatre at Rice University, Houston, TX. Recent directing credits: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth at Rice University, Bound, (premiere) with HGOco East Plus West Series at the Asia Society; Houston Grand Opera, Art of Opera Summer Program: A Place to Call Home, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Brundibãr. Christina is a professional actor, director and vocal coach with credits in regional theatre and Off-Off Broadway. Recent performing credits: Showboat at Houston Grand Opera, Shakespeare’s Will at Rice University, Cloud Nine, Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, PA. She was an Artistic Associate at both the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and The Warehouse Theatre in South Carolina, where she served as Vocal Coach as well as performing in such shows as Hamlet, Richard III and Taming of the Shrew, Cherry Orchard, Off The Map. She is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild and the Voice and Speech Trainer’s Association.