Sunday, August 1, 2010
Production Note: Mel Christian (Cast)
Mel (Melissa) Christian (Sister Bessie Rice) is Program Manager for Theatre UAB, where she is in charge of grants, special events, and their statewide touring program. Mel also serves as secretary on the board for City Equity Theatre. She is a native of Northport, AL and holds an MFA in Drama and Communications from the University of New Orleans. Most recently, Mel directed Twelve Angry Men and appeared as Dora Strang in Equus for Theatre Downtown. On the BFT stage, she was Evelyn in Kindertransport and Grace in Bus Stop. This January she will direct for BFT one of her favorite plays, the hilarious British farce Loot, by Joe Orton.