Christina Baldwin is interim Artistic Director at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis, MN where directing credits include: Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (2019 & 2017), The Wickhams, and Hand to God. Baldwin is a veteran of the stage as a singer, actor, writer and director—collaborating with many theaters locally and nationally including: The Moving Company, Ten Thousand Things Theater, The Guthrie Theater, Park Square Theater, The History Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, American Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, Ex Machina Baroque Opera Ensemble, Nautilus Music-Theater, Lyric Opera of the North, Skylark Opera, Minnesota Opera, MacPhail Center for the Arts, The Schubert Club, Vocal Essence, Colorado Symphony, Fort Smith Symphony and the Astoria Music Festival.
Baldwin’s devotion to the development of new work includes collaborations with The Playwrights’ Center, Ojai Playwrights Conference and Nautilus Music-Theater. She has served as Artistic Associate, music director, creator and performer with The Moving Company for 6 years. As collaborator with the Tony Award winning Theatre de la Jeune Lune for nearly 10 years, Baldwin co-adapted and performed the title role in their critically-acclaimed touring production of Carmen. She adapts and directs operas, has been a recording artist and vocalist with the Minnesota Orchestra, a writer and actor on American Public Media’s “Wits,” a guest singer on “A Prairie Home Companion,” has acted in television and film, and has lent her voice to animated short films by the Dutch filmmaker Rosto A.D. (Cannes Film Festival award-winner). She has been a lecturer, director and conducted masterclasses at University of MN School of Music, SUNY – Stony Brook, Harvard, and Bethel University. Awards include: Best Actress – City Pages in 2014 and Ivey Award Winner in 2009.