Christine Menzies, MFA Acting, Fitzmaurice Associate teacher, Smukler certified, Professor, California State University, Northridge. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, Christine Menzies has been an Actor, Director, Acting, Voice and Dialect coach, in the United States and Canada. She has also taught at the University of Trinidad & Tobago, Louisiana State University, Portland State University, the University of Southern California and Cal Poly, Pomona, as well as colleges and universities across Canada. She has been a Voice/Text/Dialects Director at the Oregon and Kentucky Shakespeare festivals, at Portland Centre Stage and Artists Repertory Theatre, Oregon and The Swine Palace, Louisiana. Christine has directed extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Her most recent CUN directing undertakings include SCORCHED, THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III, MACBETH, ANNA IN THE TROPICS, and BIG LOVE at The Valley Performing Arts Center.