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Christy Montour-Larson

Christy Montour-Larson has directed over seventy-five productions from Shakespeare to Pinter to musicals to the newest works in America. She is a multiple Denver Post Ovation and Colorado Theatre Guild Henry award-winning director, recently named Top Director by Westword Magazine, 5280 Magazine and CBS4 Denver. A member of the Artistic Company at Curious Theatre, her recent directing credits include Sex with Strangers, Charles Ives Take Me Home, Good People, Time Stands Still, and Red. Christy's work has also been seen in Colorado at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Shadowlands, The Giver, Well) the Arvada Center (Cabaret, All Shook Up), Creede Repertory (August: Osage County, The Last Romance), Town Hall Arts Center, Phamaly, Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, and Theatreworks.

Nationally, Christy has directed at New American Theatre, Rochester Civic Theatre, the Duluth Playhouse, Dark Horse Theatre, and for Seven Devils Playwright Conference, where she sits on the Board of Directors. Christy earned her BFA in Theatre from University of Minnesota, Duluth and her MFA in Directing from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She is looking forward to directing the world premieres of Two Degrees by Tira Palmquist at the Denver Center, General Store by Brian Watkins at Creede Repertory, and Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Mathias by Michael Yates Crowley at Local Theatre Company. Proud member of Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

Rules of Engagement for New Play Development

Rules of Engagement for New Play Development

22 January 2017

Tira Palmquist, Christy Montour-Larson, Heather Helinsky, and Jeni Mahoney share their insight and lessons learned on new play development.