Christine is an actor, playwright, and co-Artistic Producer of Delinquent Theatre. In these various capacities, she has worked with the Arts Club Theatre Company, Bard on the Beach, The Cultch, Neworld Theatre, Electric Company Theatre, Rumble Theatre, Boca Del Lupo, Zee Zee Theatre, Carousel Theatre for Young People, Caravan Farm Theatre, Ruby Slippers Theatre, Playwrights Theatre Centre, Pi Theatre, Nightswimming Theatre, and Young People’s Theatre.
Christine recieved the 2017 Siminovitch Protege Prize for Playwrighting from Marcus Youssef, and this season Christine is the Urjo Kareda Emerging Artist Resident at Tarragon Theatre. Her play Selfie will have its English language premiere at YPT in April of 2018. Creation/performing highlights include Selfie (commissioned by Théâtre la Seizième with additional commissioning from YPT, winner of the Sydney Risk Prize for Outstanding Script by an Emerging Playwright); writing, producing and performing inStationary: A Recession-Era Musical (winner of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical, Small Theatre); and creating/performing in Never The Last (co-created with Molly MacKinnon) at the rEvolver Theatre Festival, produced by Delinquent Theatre in association with Electric Company Theatre, developed at the 2016 Banff Playwrights Colony. As an actor, Christine has played in Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical (Zee Zee Theatre), Saint Joan and She Stoops to Conquer (Arts Club), Heathers (Chainsaw Collective), (The Glass Menagerie (Fire Escape Co-op) Mr. Marmalade (Latchkey Co-Op), Of Mice and Men (Hardline Productions), The Wizard of Oz and Seussical (Carousel Theatre), RENT (FCP), and The Madonna Painter and Wild Honey (Theatre at UBC). Christine is Marketing & Operations Coordinator with Neworld Theatre, and the Program Assistant for the LEAP Program at the Arts Club. She holds a BFA in Acting from the University of British Columbia and is dedicated coffee drinker and animal lover. christinequintana.ca
Laura McLean – Artistic Producer
Laura is the co-founder and co-Artistic Producer of Delinquent Theatre. Previous directing credits with Delinquent Theatre include Never the Last, STATIONARY: a recession era musical, Oh My God, Spring Awakening, and Our Time a show for which she won a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Artistic Creation – Direction. Other directing credits include: Dry Land (Rumble Theatre), NeOn (Ode Productions), Shaw Shorts (City Stage New West), Crimes of the Heart (Bright Young Theatre), Little One (Brewery Theatre, Bristol), The Shape of Things (The Guild Theatre, Yukon), and Sacred and Profane (Assaulted Fish Sketch Comedy). She also works as a Dramaturg and has been the Assistant Director for such companies as the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Bristol Old Vic, and the Arts Club Theatre. She has her BFA in Theatre from UBC and her Masters in Directing from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She is the recipient of the 2015 Elsa Roberts Directing Prize.