20 Aug 2013
British actress Joanna Christie, now starring as Girl in Once, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.
Christie trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and was a member of the National Youth Theatre.
She has appeared onstage in Equus (Gielgud Theatre), The 24 Hour Plays (the Old Vic), Be My Baby (Hull Truck Theatre), The Ramshackle Heart (Public Theater NY/Old Vic), School for Scandal (Greenwich Theatre), Dr. Faustus (Greenwich Theatre), Bloody Poetry (Jermyn Street Theatre), Immaculate Conceit (Lyric Hammersmith) and One Night in November (Belgrade Theatre Coventry).
Television includes "Mr. Selfridge" (ITV), "Starlings" (Sky 1), "Misfits 3" (E4), "Lewis" (series 2, ITV), "Small Dark Places" (BBC), "No Angels" (Channel 4) and "Holby City" (BBC1).
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.