Christie Evangelisto is a dramaturg and producer with over a decade of experience in new musical/new play development and production. She recently served as Literary Director at Signature Theatre in New York, where she worked closely with Signature’s many Playwrights-in-Residence and dramaturged twenty-plus new plays including Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play, Sam Shepard’s Heartless, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate, Katori Hall's Our Lady of Kibeho, and Naomi Wallace's And I and Silence. Previously, Christie worked at New York's Playwrights Horizons theatre company, where she was the Director of Musical Theatre Development & Resident Dramaturg. At Playwrights, Christie oversaw the development and production of new musicals, most notably the Tony Award-winning Grey Gardens, as well as five seasons’ worth of new plays by writers including Adam Rapp, Christopher Shinn, Adam Bock, Sarah Treem, and Bruce Norris. Christie has also served as Vice President of Development for Scott Rudin Productions, Dramaturg for The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., and as a freelance dramaturg for opera, dance, and immersive theatre. She has a BA in Dramatic Literature, Theatre History, & Cinema from New York University and earned her MFA in Dramaturgy from Yale School of Drama. 

Since moving to Sydney, Christie has worked steadily as a freelance dramaturg with both major and independent theatre companies. She was recently announced as a member of Queensland Theatre Company's National Artistic Team, responsible for season planning as well as realising QTC's expansive new vision. tie has worked steadily as a freelance dramaturg with both major and independent theatre companies. She was recently announced as a member of Queensland Theatre Company's National Artistic Team, responsible for season planning as well as realising QTC's expansive new vision.