Christina Baldein is a singer and actor who has engaged audiences both on stage and in the concert setting. She has been a frequent soloist and recording artist with the Minnesota Orchestra. She is an advocate of new work and serves as Artistic Associate, music director and performer with The Moving Company, based in Minneapolis, MN. Christina’s frequent Guthrie Theater collaborations range from multiple Shakespeare works and contemporary plays, to musical theater and operetta (PBS national broadcast of HMS Pinafore). A collaborator with Theatre de la Jeune Lune for nearly 10 years she co-adapted and performed the title role in their critically-acclaimed touring production of Carmen. Christina has appeared with other companies such as Nautilus Music-Theater, Skylark Opera, Minnesota Opera, The Schubert Club, Vocal Essence, The Jungle Theater, Park Square Theater, Great American History Theater, the Guthrie Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, American Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Ex Machina Baroque Opera Ensemble and the Astoria Music Festival.Christina wrote and performs opera outreach programs for the young, has performed on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," and lent her voice to animated short films by the Dutch filmmaker Rosto A.D (Cannes Film Festival award-winner).