Get to Know… Christine Benjamin, Assistant Producer

How long have you worked with FullStop?
Since I was recruited back in April sometime. This is the first time I have been involved with a FullStop production, although I have been a huge fan/supporter for a long time!

What has been your favorite part of the rehearsal process so far?
Researching ways for New Yorkers to be more eco-friendly, promoting green living, and getting to know some really fabulous people along with way.

What are you doing when you are not acting/directing/designing?
I am the Education Intern at New York Theatre Workshop, where I help shape the minds of our youth… and make some awesome spreadsheets.

Why did you get into theater?
Well, I got into theater at the prime age of three, when I was cast as baby bear in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. That was purely because I love to entertain people, but then later in life I learned that theater could be a means of influencing change and inspiring others towards a greater understanding of new ideas. I realized that around the age of four.

What is your vision of utopia?
You know, like how everything is depicted in 1984? The exact opposite of that.

If you were king/queen of the world, how would you solve our global warming crisis?
Hire Al Gore as my advisor. That and continue to research/collaborate with a bunch of environmentalists, scientists, ecologists, etc. in order to learn more about what we as individuals can do to help solve global warming.

Along those lines, what else would you do as king/queen of the world?
Make everyone drive hybrid cars, or eliminate the use of cars/gasoline altogether, flush all the cigarettes down the drain, legalize gay marriage everywhere, find a way to stop gangs and violence, and make yoga mandatory for everyone every morning.

Ever been to Brazil? How about Jacksonville?

  • Lucyemmagillespie

    I’m so down for mandatory yoga.  This would be especially useful during mandatory tax-document preparation season.