Christina Fulcher | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Christina Fulcher

Training

2017 - 2019 The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, MFA Movement: Directing & Teaching
2015 - 2015 CorePower Yoga , 200-hour certified yoga teacher
2012 - 2013 San Diego State University, Teacher Credential in English, Physical Education, Dance and Career & Technical Education
2005 - 2009 University of California Santa Barbara, BA Dance & Communication

MOVEMENT EXPERIENCE ON MFA MOVEMENT: DIRECTING & TEACHING

2018

Movement Director - Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia - Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance: MA: Vocal Studies - Stratford Circus (Laura Attridge)

Assistant Movement Director - BA Musical Theatre 2nd Year - Sondheim’s Company (Martin Parr)

Assistant Choreographer, Mentored by Steve Elias - Charlie Peace: His Amazing Life and Astounding Legend (Martin Barry)

Assistant Teacher - Stamina Training - First Year BA Acting - The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (Mentored by Vanessa Ewan)

Actor Movement Coach - MFA Advanced Theatre Practice - The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (Mentored by Vanessa Ewan)

OTHER MOVEMENT EXPERIENCE

DIRECTOR/MOVEMENT DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER

2018 Assistant Movement Director - La Travaita - City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus - Opera Holland Park (Rodula Gaitanou)

2017 Director & Choreographer - Sweet Charity - Point Loma High School Theatre & Dance Company - Larry Zeiger Performing Arts Center

2017 Director & Choreographer - UnBroken: A Dance Concert - Point Loma High School Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2016 Director & Movement Director - The Dining Room - Point Loma High School Theatre & Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2016 Director & Choreographer - Neverland Forever - Point Loma High School Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2015 Director & Choreographer - The Addams Family: A New Comedy Musical - Point Loma High School Theatre & Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2015 Director - Bye Bye Birdie - Point Loma High School Theatre & Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2015 Director & Choreographer - Alice in Wonderland: A Dance Concert - Point Loma High School Dance Company - Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center

2014 Movement Director - Much Ado about Nothing - San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts - Ole Kittleson Little Theatre (Richard Trujillo)

2012 Movement Director - A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Oak Crest Middle School Drama - Crest Hall (Alison Tickle)

Teaching

2018 Visiting Lecturer

  • Crafted creative specialized movement workshops at Havering College
  • Taught drama and dance students movement improvisation techniques in preparation for upcoming shows

January 2014 – June 2017 POINT LOMA HIGH SCHOOL San Diego, CA, USA

Teacher & Artistic Director

  • Responsible for leading a program of theatre, dance, stagecraft classes for over 150 students
  • Directed and choreographed four productions annually which included: musical, dramatic plays, concept dance concert and variety show
  • Delivered project-based learning programs to students in a multitude of dance styles and acting techniques
  • Directed as club advisor for Dance Team, Performing Arts Club & International Thespian Society

September—January 2014 SAN DIEGO SCHOOL OF CREATIVE & PERFORMING ARTS Chula Vista, CA, USA

Modern Dance & Theatre Teacher

  • Explorative study of modern dance with beginning to intermediate dancers
  • Enhance student learning through incorporating advanced acting techniques focusing on character development, vocalization, movement, yoga and one-on-one guidance

Skills

Inclusive practice, choreography, devising movement for actors and non-dancers, stamina training, contemporary dance, Vinyasa yoga, musical theatre movement direction and choreography, historical dance, opera movement direction, Vagonva ballet trained and pointe, tap (basic), jazz.

Awards

National Collaboration Outreach Programme Session of the Month, 2018
Point Loma High School New Teacher of the Year , 2016
Disney Performing Arts Inspiring Brilliance in Students, 2015
Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Finalist, 2003

Profile

Christina Fulcher is an interdisciplinary movement director and choreographer from California based in London. Christina’s passion for dance was ignited from a young age and she has continued to study in multiple disciplines to craft her movement forms including jazz, ballet, tap, Yoga, and contemporary dance. Her love of performing arts extended into acting and musical theatre.

Her teaching includes a variety of disciplines - movement, theatre studies, and dance. She brings positive energy with a myriad of experience as a director, choreographer and movement director to all productions. Christina is passionate about inclusive practice and completed her Performing Research project on creating pedagogical methods for teaching to be inclusive for all in actor movement training. She has extensive experience of working with performers and artists of all abilities.

Christina is interested in creating authentic movement integrated in productions that comes from the actor’s inner impulse. She is creative and works well in a variety of styles from Opera to Musical Theatre to Plays.

Christina is also philanthropic as the Founder of the nonprofit organisation, Shades of Pink Foundation of California, which provides grants to San Diego women experiencing financial distress due to breast cancer diagnosis. She has helped fundraise through grants and events over 100K to provide 75 San Diego women and counting with financial grants.

 

Email

Christina.Fulcher@cssd.ac.uk

Website

www.instagram.com/fulcher.movement