On this episode of DLEW, I talk with Christina Belinsky of Finding Neverland, performer, choreographer, and adjudicator in NYC.
According to Christina, the most important thing you can do as an artist is ‘be hungry’ – soak up as much information as you can and grab as much as possible from every opportunity. Join us on this episode to hear Christina’s best tips and advice for being hungry and never letting an ounce of opportunity slip away.
Christina Belinsky is a graduate of Dean College with an A.A. in Dance and The University of the Arts where she earned her B.F.A. in Modern Dance Performance and the award for Most Outstanding Performance in Modern Dance. Concert dance credits include Philadelphia’s Contempra Dance Theatre, Boston Dance Company, Perceptions Contemporary Dance Company, and as a guest artist with Impulse Dance Company. Professional regional theater credits include Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, Footloose, The Producers, Sweet Charity, Seussical: The Musical, Charlotte’s Web, and the NYC industry reading of “Woody: A New Fairytale”. TV and film credits include MTV’s “Say It In Song”, HGTV’s “Spontaneous Construction”, and Connecticut Lottery’s “Lucky for Life” commercial. Other credits include Doris Humphrey’s “Water Studies” at The Yard, Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Cirque du Soleil’s One Drop Foundation, and the 80th Anniversary Tour of the Martha Graham Dance Company performing as an ensemble member in the classic, “Panorama”. When Christina is not performing, she travels the country as a dance adjudicator for dance competitions. She has taught master classes at studios throughout the east coast in addition to various Universities. Christina is also an award winning choreographer of dance competition routines for dance studios throughout New England. Her choreography has been presented at the Palace Theatre and Majestic Theatre (Manchester, NH), Built on Stilts Performing Arts Festival (Martha’s Vineyard, MA), The Dance Complex, Third Life Choreographers’ Series (Boston, MA), Fulton Theatre’s BC/EFA Cabaret (Lancaster, PA), and the UArts Drake Theater (Philadelphia, PA). Christina was fortunate enough to tour internationally as the dance captain of “The Aluminum Show”, a show that combines puppetry, acrobatics, and dance with aluminum-toned objects. With “The Aluminum Show” she has performed throughout the US, Brazil, Canada, Spain, Israel, and Russia and has made numerous television appearances. She has toured as the dance captain and swing of the North American tour of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winning choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler. Christina recently completed the 1st Broadway national tour of “Finding Neverland”, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and choreographed by Emmy Award winner, Mia Michaels, as a member of the ensemble. Christina is proud to be a member of Actors’ Equity and represented by CESD Talent Agency.
Christina Belinsky: www.ChristinaBelinsky.com
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