Cristi Lowis – Acting Basics, Junior Theatre Company, Theatre Company
A professional actor at the age of eight, Cristi grew up doing commercials, films, voice-over work and had featured roles on Canadian television staples like The Beachcombers and Danger Bay. Her favourite local theatre roles include Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street (Royal City Musical Theatre) and Helene in Sweet Charity (Theatre Under the Stars). As a director and choreographer, she has worked with Metro Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars and The North Shore Light Opera Society, among others.
Upon receiving a Bachelors of Education from Simon Fraser University and becoming a member of the British Columbia College of Teachers, Cristi became a full-time member of the Theatre Arts Department at St. George's School in Vancouver, where she taught drama at both Junior and Senior Schools and directed numerous plays and musicals. Since leaving St. George's School, she has taught theatre and musical theatre across the Lower Mainland, including at Arts Umbrella, and coaches privately.
She is passionate about tap dance and bowling – although she has never attempted to do both at the same time.