Christina Casano is a theatre artist based in Chicago, focused on directing and acting, with an interest in developing new work. She earned a BA in Theatre from Miami University and completed the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Summer Professional Training Program. Recent directing credits include: The Living Newspaper Festival (Jackalope Theatre), New World Play Festival (Nothing Without A Company), Beyond the Curtain Festival (Theatre Evolve) and a staged reading of Richard III (Stone Soup Shakespeare). She has also assistant directed Bury Me (Dandelion Theatre), The Light Fantastic (Jackalope Theater) and Ulysses (The Plagarists). Next spring, she will direct the world premiere of Poison by Dusty Wilson with The Plagarists, where she also serves as the Literary Manager.