Christy McIntosh-Newsom, Director
Christy is a professional actress (appearing Off-Broadway, regionally, and on national television), voice teacher and audition coach. Her students have appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally, locally and on national television and feature films. Christy is proud to have helmed BTC Jr. (which then merged into DCT Jr. at the Downtown Cabaret, where she serves as Associate Artistic Director). In her tenure with these programs and Summer Stage, she has produced "Schoolhouse Rock Live!," "101 Dalmatians," "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," "Hairspray Jr.," "Rapunzel Jr.," "Into the Woods Jr.," "Princess and the Pea," “Bye Bye Birdie," “Singin’ in the Rain Jr,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “Annie Jr.” She was also an instructor for the Playhouse on the Green summer program, Project Broadway, Coleytown Middle School, and Broadway 101 for the Trumbull Youth Association. She has taught workshops and classes for children for Curtain Call in Stamford (where she also directed SYT's "Alice in Wonderland Jr.") and the Bijou Theatrein Bridgeport. As a resident director at the Cabaret, she has directed “The Hunchback of Norte Dame,” "In the Heights," "Hairspray," "Memphis," "Little Red Riding Hoods," "Fancy Nancy," "Princess and the Pea" and "Rapunzel." For BTC, her directing credits include "Thoroughly Modern Millie", "Dreamgirls", "Next to Normal", "Hairspray" and "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." She is also proud to have appeared as Eva Peron in DCT's "Evita" last year opposite Lance Gray. Christy is a proud member of the Actors' Equity Association and SAG/AFTRA.