Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Christina studied acting at UCLA, Playhouse West in Los Angeles, HB Studios in New York and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia. She performed in American College Theater Festival winning productions of BILOXI BLUES and STEEL MAGNOLIAS (for which she earned a Best Actress nomination for the role of Shelby) and on stages from Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and New York, to the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. In 2003, Christina starred in the Sydney premier of PROOF at the Sydney Opera House, Australia.
Christina's broad range of experience includes runway, print and catalog modeling with Elite Agency in New York, Los Angeles, Milan, Spain and Amsterdam. She has shot numerous national, regional and international commercials, as well as roles in television and film.
Christina graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Film Directing from UCLA, and has made award-winning short films as well as a documentary on women's surfing in Australia. She returned to UCLA to complete her M.F.A. in Screenwriting, where her screenplay DIVINE MISTRESS won the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in Screenwriting and the UCLA Screenwriter's Showcase.
Christina is a member of SAG, AFTRA, MEAA (Australia) and the WGAW. She currently works as a screenwriter, script editor and consultant, as well as an actress and filmmaker.