CHRISTA SCOTT-REED is a New York based director and actor. She directed the recent Off-Broadway production of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce, followed by a National Tour. She directed the Off-Broadway revival of Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons, starring Michael Countryman and Carolyn McCormick, and the first New York revival of William Nicholson’s Shadowlands, starring Daniel Gerroll.
During COVID, Christa has directed multiple online productions and readings, which have collectively received over 200,000 views.
Christa’s acting credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours, Regional Theatre, Film, and TV. In New York she has performed at Second Stage, Atlantic Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, FPA, Irish Repertory Theatre, Keen Company, New World Stages, 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, Bucks County Playhouse, 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 holds a BA in Theatre from Whitman College and an MFA in Acting from the National Theatre Conservatory. She is exclusively represented by HCKR Agency (legit) and A3 Artists Agency (commercial/print/voiceover). Christa is a member of SDC, AEA, and SAG-AFTRA.