CHRISTA SCOTT-REED is a New York based actor and director. She most recently directed the Off-Broadway production of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce beginning previews in December 2019, followed by a National Tour. Last season she directed the Off-Broadway revival of Robert Bolt’s award-winning A Man for All Seasons at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, starring Michael Countryman and Carolyn McCormick and previously directed the acclaimed first New York revival of William Nicholson’s Shadowlands, starring Daniel Gerroll.
Her performance credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours, Regional Theatre, Film, and TV. In New York she has performed at Second Stage, Atlantic Theatre Company, FPA, Irish Repertory Theatre, Keen Company, New World Stages, Mint Theatre Company and more. Her TV appearances include roles on Madam Secretary, The Loudest Voice, Elementary, 30 Rock, The Impossibilities, Gossip Girl, Eden, As the World Turns, New Amsterdam, Law and Order, and Law and Order: SVU.
Christa starred opposite Richard Dreyfuss in Mark St. Germain’s Relativity at TheatreWorks and she has also performed regionally at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Two River Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Barrington Stage, Denver Center Theatre Company, Bucks County Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Pioneer Theatre, and many more.
Christa is the Literary Manager for Fellowship for Performing Arts and a Part-Time Faculty Member at the School of Drama at the New School. She privately coaches both professional actors and students. She holds a BA in Theatre from Whitman College and an MFA in Acting from the National Theatre Conservatory. She is represented by HCKR Agency (legit) and Abrams Artists Agency (commercial/print/voiceover). Christa is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and SDC.