Director of Community Partnerships, Roundabout Theatre Company
New York, NY, US
Cohort: Center for Creative Leadership, New York, 2014
Katie Christie is a theater artist, educator and administrator with 30 years’ experience directing youth arts programs. As Roundabout Theatre Company’s Director of Community Partnerships, Katie oversees the theater's audience engagement programming and is currently developing new programs for its work in communities, developing new relationships across all five boroughs of NYC. Her driving ambition is to work with youth to foster cross-cultural understanding and action through creative expression and empowerment while developing tolerant and caring leaders of our future. Katie is the founder and former Director of Voices United and has been featured in “Girls and Young Women Leading the Way”, PBS’s “Take Me to Your Leaders” and NBC Nightly News. She has also directed and produced original productions with youth in Russia, Japan, Quebec, Turkey, South Africa and Lesotho. Additionally, Voices United was named a leading organization addressing race and culture in President Clinton’s “Promising Practices, One America Initiative on Race.