Cristen Monson

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Cristen Monson (Costumes) loved coordinating the costumes for CPT's Holiday on Robinhood Lane. She can usually be seen onstage or directing shows in the Bloomington Normal area, including as co-founder of Nomad Theatre Company. Directing: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, Heartland Theater's 10-minure play festivals and The Secret Garden and dozens of musicals for high school and junior high. Acting credits include Gretchen in Boeing, Boeing and Miss Pennywise in Urinetown at CPT, Mama Rose in Gypsy, and Desiree in A Little Night Music at Prairie Fire Theatre as well as roles in Floyd Collins, Tribes, The Electric Baby, Circle Mirror Transformation, Time Stands Still at Heartland Theatre and Evergreen Cemetary walk as Susan B Anthony and Emily Noble. She has a BA in Acting from University of Texas at El Paso and an MA in Theatre form ISU.

Roles

The Show Must Go On!

2020-2021
Anytime - Elegies

Home For The Holidays

2020-2021
“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

Boeing Boeing

2016-2017
Gretchen

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, 2018

2018-2019
Director
Stage Construction