Christine Riley


Associate Professor of Theatre Arts


Theatre Arts





Christine Riley is a Music Director, Vocal Coach and Arranger in NYC. National Tour and NYC Credits include: My Vaudeville Man (The York Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie  (National tour), Addy and Uno (The Kirk), Errol and Fidel, A Moment in Time, a new musical with Stewart F. Lane, Gemini the Musical  (The Acorn), The Quiet Clock (Stage 72), Seesaw (The Connelly Theatre), Count to Ten (Theatre at St. Clements), Flight of the Lawnchair Man (37 Arts), and Mud Donahue and Son (45th Street Theatre). Christine served as the MD for Bring it On, The Who’s Tommy, Pangaea, The Servant of Two Masters, Shout! The Mod Musical, Edges, Sweet Charity, Rags, Triumph of Love, Wonderland, and The Boys From Syracuse at Marymount Manhattan College as well as for many regional and university theatre productions including: Romance, Romance (The Glove Theatre), Frankenstein (Casino Rama), Nunsense (Fallsview Casino), Cats; Miss Saigon; Gypsy; Guys and Dolls; Fiddler on the Roof; Honk!; Annie Get Your Gun; The Sound of Music; South Pacific (all for the Prather Entertainment Group); The Who’s Tommy, The Full Monty, The Pajama Game, Urinetown, The Musical, Cabaret, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Cocoanuts; A Chorus Line; Once Upon a Mattress, and A New Brain. Christine also arranged and conducted a new musical, Caterina’s Son, in Florence, Italy. Ms. Riley received her BM from Ithaca College and an MM from Arizona State University. Proud mom to Scarlett and Natalie.

Her book, Music Fundamentals for Musical Theatre, was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2020.


B.M., Ithaca College

M.M., Arizona State University


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