Christina Hurtado-Pierson

Lecturer in Theatre
With Pomona Since: 2017
  • Expertise


    Christina Hurtado-Pierson specializes in new play development and classical dramaturgy. Christina has worked extensively in independent, Off-Broadway, and regional theater, including productions with Classic Stage Company (NYC), Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (NYC), and the American Players Theater (WI). She serves as the resident dramaturg for Wallbyrd Theatre Company, who specialize in contemporary productions of classical plays, and Godlight Theater Company, who specialize in literary adaptations. Before moving to New York, Christina ran the Bruntwood Playwriting Competition for the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, UK.

    Areas of Expertise

    • Dramaturgy
    • Playwriting
    • Script Development
    • Research Methods
  • Work


    Select Credits:

    A Comedy of Errors. Classic Stage Company, New York, NY (2017)

    Eurydice. American Players Theater, Spring Green, WI (2016)

    Othello. Classic Stage Company, New York, NY (2016)

    Cool Hand Luke. Godlight Theater Company, Kingsborough Community College   & 59E59 (transfer), New York, NY (2015)

    Pride & Prejudice. American Players Theater, Spring Green, WI (2015)

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Classic Stage Company, New York, NY (2015)

    The Poor of New York.  The Connelly Theater, New York, NY (2013)

    The Pilo Family Circus. Godlight Theater Company, The New Ohio Theater, New York, NY (2012, 2013)

  • Education


    Master of Fine Arts- Dramaturgy
    Columbia University

    Master of Arts- Drama
    University of Manchester

    Bachelor of Arts- Theater (Playwriting)
    Pomona College 

  • Awards & Honors

    Awards & Honors

    2015 Best Writing: "Sox News," International Television Festival, Dover, VT

    2010 Special Drama Desk Award (with Godlight Theater Company): "For consistent originality and excellence in dramatizing modern literature, and especially for the vibrant theatricality of Godlight Theatre Company’s innovative productions."