Christina Fulcher | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Christina Fulcher

Training

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

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

Memberships

Equity

MOVEMENT EXPERIENCE whilst on the MFA Movement

ATTACHMENTS 

2019 Assistant Choreographer to Anna Morrissey, Emilia, West End Vaudeville Theatre. Worked inclusively with actors and actor-musicians to discover empowering movement.

2019 Movement Support, Feel the Love, Chickenshed Youth Theatre Company. Bespoke inclusive warm-ups and devising choreography.  

2018 Dance Captain to Anna Morrissey, Beyond the Deepening Shadows, Historic Royal Palaces Tower of London. Assisted on movement for speaker performers and lighting volunteers for WWII memorial immersive theatrical experience.

2018 Movement Teacher to MA/MFA Advanced Theatre Practice: Performance Strand at Central. Mentored by Jane Munro. Combined yoga principles with pure movement swings.

2018 Associate Movement Director to Natasha Harrison, Wasted, Off West End Southwark Playhouse. Assisted with historical and rock concert movement physicality.

2018 Assistant Movement Director to Natasha Harrison, The Rake’s Progress, British Youth Opera, West End Peacock Theatre. Implemented choreography with the cover cast and movement notation.

PLACEMENTS

2018 Movement Director, The Rape of Lucretia, MA Vocal Studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, Stratford Circus. Developed movement language and intimacy coordinator.

2018 Movement Director, Company, BA Musical Theatre 2nd Year at Central. Movement coach using Laban’s efforts to discover character physicality.

2018 Actor Movement Support to MFA Advanced Theatre Practice student at Central. Bespoke movement curriculum with mindfulness and pure movement.

2018 Assistant Choreographer to Steve Elias, Charlie Peace, MA Music Theatre at Central. Assisted with choreography and movement sequences.

2018 Movement Teacher, BA Acting 1st Year at Central. Mentored by Vanessa Ewan. Choreographed and delivered Fosse-style dance for stamina training.

PRODUCTIONS

Musical Theatre

2019 Movement Director, Into the Woods, Directed by Adam Lenson, MA Music Theatre at Central.

2018 Assistant Choreographer to Steve Elias, Cabaret, Directed by Suzie Catliff, MA Musical Theatre at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

2014-2017 Director/Choreographer, Sweet Charity, The Dining Room, The Addams Family, Bye Bye Birdie, Point Loma High School Theatre & Dance Company, Larry Zeiger Performing Arts Center.

Opera

2019 Movement Director, The Cunning Little Vixen, Directed by Ashley Dean, Royal Academy Opera.

2018 Movement Director, Opera Scenes, Directed by Gareth Mattey, Royal Academy Opera.

2018 Movement Director, Last Thursday, Directed by Gareth Mattey and Crispin Lord, Collisions Festival at Central.

2018 Movement Director, Don Giovanni, Directed by Laura Attridge, Waterperry Opera Festival.

2018 Assistant Movement Director to Steve Elias, La Traviata, Directed by Rodula Gaitanou, Opera Holland Park.

Dance

2015-2017 Director/Choreographer, UnBroken: A Dance Concert, Neverland Forever, Alice in Wonderland: A Dance Concert, Point Loma High School Dance Company, Larry Zieger Performing Arts Center.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

April 2019 Dance & Ballet School Elisavet Georgoudi, Athens, Greece. Devising Choreography workshops for students aged 8-25 and teaching artists.

March-April 2019 Singapore American School, Singapore. Artist in Residence teaching movement and immersive theatre workshops for middle school drama and dance, and high school dance.

September 2018-January 2019 TheatreTrain Greenwich, London. Crafted creative movement workshops and choreography for students aged 6-18 years.

2014-2017 Point Loma High School, San Diego, CA, USA. Teacher for multiple subjects including drama, dance and production. Director and Choreographer for PLHS Theatre & Dance Company. Award-winning National Comedy Theatre improv team advisor. Created inclusive and integrated performing arts curriculum.

BIOGRAPHY

Christina Fulcher is a movement director, choreographer and teacher from California based in London. She works across theatre, dance, musical theatre, and opera. She is a qualified international teacher with experience abroad in Singapore, Greece, and California. She trained as a dancer and performed with American Ballet Theatre and The Joffrey Ballet. Her current research is actor embodiment and inclusive movement direction. Christina is philanthropic as the founder and board member of the non-profit organisation Shades of Pink Foundation California which provides support to San Diego women with breast cancer experiencing financial distress. 

Skills

Inclusive practice, choreography, devising movement for actors and non-dancers, stamina training, contemporary dance, 200-hour certified vinyasa yoga, musical theatre movement direction and choreography, opera movement direction and choreography, Vagonva ballet technique and pointe (advanced), modern and contemporary dance (intermediate), tap (basic), jazz (advanced).

Email

Christina.Fulcher@cssd.ac.uk

Website

www.instagram.com/fulchermovement

twitter.com/FulcherMovement

shadesofpinkfoundationca.org/