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Episode 8: What are the barriers for professional actors?

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Christine received her MFA in acting and directing from
the New School, is a member of The Actors Studio and works nationally
and internationally as an actor, director, teaching artist, and disability
inclusion consultant for the entertainment industry. She sits on the NY
Local Board of SAG-AFTRA, is Chair of the NY SAG-AFTRA

Performers with Disabilities (PWD) Committee, serves on the SAG-
AFTRA National PWD and Actors’ Equity EEOC Committees, and was

the Freelance Disability Consultant for the Cultural Plan for the City of

New York. Christine served as Disability Advocate for the Tony Honor-
winning nonprofit Inclusion in the Arts from 2005 until its closure in

December 2017. Her selected theatre credits include The Glass
Menagerie; world premieres of Bekah Brunstetter’s Public Servant;The
Maids (adaptation by Jose Rivera); The Good Daughter; musicals The
Ugly Girl and Raspberry (UK tours); and her solo show, Screw You,
Jimmy Choo! Selected film and TV credits include Law & Order;
Hungry, The Homecoming; iCreep, the award-winning short, Trouble on
High; the award-winning independent features Flatbush Luck; This is
Where We Live.

Episode Expert:

Christine Bruno Disability
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