Talent Coaching

Helping young women experience their best moment on stage – one talent at a time.

 
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Why yes, struggling contestants. I am willing, excited and ready to help!


– What to Expect– 

 

Depending on what stage you are in with your preparation, we will work together to make sure you are prepared for your upcoming competition. 

Are you wanting to compete at the local level? On your way to State? Starting from scratch? Re-working a piece?  Maybe you're a local director that has a group of girls you'd like me to offer my expertise to.

From beginner to advanced levels, I am confident that I am able to offer you insightful coaching and training to help you be YOUR best on stage!

 

 

THIS INCLUDES:

  • Song selection

  • Practice Schedule & Accountability

  • Overall Performance

  • Styling

  • Mock Performances

  • AND MORE!

**You will also have access to video/audio recordings throughout your training!**

 

– Background + Experience –

 
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I thought you'd never ask...

 

ABOUT CHRISTIE

Musician  |  Theatrical  |  Special Interest  |  Vocalist  |  Dance

I have been playing the piano for almost 20 years, and now teach and perform at multiple gala and other events. I have had the opportunity to perform during multiple occasions, including a banquet in honor of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. My performances include cocktail hours, nonprofit fundraisers and corporate events. I was also a 2012 titleholder within the Miss America Organization, where I was awarded as a top-ten finalist at the Miss Arizona pageant, a preliminary competition for Miss America. I've also received ABODA Superior with Distinction awards for piano and flute along with the Miss Tucson Desert Rose 2011 talent award. I equally have musical experience as a composer, Drum Major, conductor, flute, piccolo, vocalist, marching snare and violin.

I have been involved in production and media in a number of ways throughout the past 12 years. I have my own business ("Creative Media Gal"), utilizing my broad range of experience including but not limited to producing, editing, scripting, and shooting a variety of video project needs. I am also signed with Leighton Agency, a full service talent and modeling agency that provides local and national brands for the past 30 years. I have worked with the Walt Disney Company, City of Tempe and Mesa, MLB Arizona Diamondbacks, KPHO-Five Investigative team, the Department of the Interior and the Salt River Project (SRP); one of the nation's largest utility companies. I am a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism – with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism.

I have gained experience in the theatrical world as a director, producer, choreographer, performer, dancer and aerial artist. As a dancer, I grew up learning ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop, and throughout college socially danced all styles of ballroom/latin/swing. As a scene prouder and choreographer, I worked with dancers and performers as young as 5, all the way through adulthood. For over 20 years, I was involved in one of the largest Christmas Production in Arizona which serves over 50,000 audience members over a two-week period).  In 2018, I was honored to be asked to direct and oversee all aspects of production for an Easter production called, “The Story,” in Anthem, Arizona.

Learning never stops for me, and I continue to develop my skills in hopes to encourage future generations to achieve their dreams through their own gifts and abilities!


– Testimonials  –

Click on each of the below images to read previous contestant reviews!


– Next Steps –

 
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Send me an email so we can schedule your FREE phone consultation! We will be able to discuss your goals and ambitions and see how I can help you succeed at your next competition.

 

 

– ADDITIONAL SERVICES –

Farewell / End-of-Year Recap Video

Highlight your accomplishments as a titleholder (see below video for an example from my own year of service)!

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Competition Headshots

Capture a memorable judges first impression.

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Event Videography/Photography

Have an event documented with candid "at-work" photos.