CHRISTA SCOTT-REED is a New York based director and actor. Her Off-Broadway directing credits include C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce (also a 28 city National Tour), 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. She most recently directed A.R. Gurney’s Later Life, starring Thomas Jay Ryan, Carolyn McCormick, Kelly McAndrew, and Matthew Boston at Katonah Classic Stage where she is an Artistic Associate.
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 FBI, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Good Fight, The Other Two, Madam Secretary, Elementary, The Loudest Voice, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, 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 (theatre/film/TV) and A3 Artists Agency (commercial/print/voiceover). Christa is a member of SDC, AEA, and SAG-AFTRA.