Christy Altomare

Christy Altomare

Date Of Birth23 June 1986
Age31 years 6 months 24 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthBucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Professions Singer , Actress , Songwriter
Birth Name Christine Altomare
Nickname Christy

Personal Information
Residence New York City, New York, United States
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignCancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
1.63 M
5 Feet 4 Inches
64 Inches
Eye colorGreen
Hair color Blonde
Weight69 KG
152 lbs
Figure Measurements 35-27-35
Figure Type Hourglass
Tattoo left arm
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Sister Carrie Altomare
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Fine Arts (class of 2008)
Education (High School) Pennsbury High School
Alma MaterUniversity of Cincinnati's Conservatory of Music
University of the Arts
Actors Center (Philadelphia)
Downstage Center (Morrisville)
Education (Middle School) harles Boehm Middle School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend Gerard Canonico
Career Information
Years Active 2008-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Hobbiesguitar
Jewelry designing
Cooking
Jogging
Music
Favorite Actress Judy Garland
Favorite Foods Burrito
Doughnut
Favorite MovieAlmost Famous
Favorite Singers Joni Mitchell (Roberta Joan Mitchell)
Jewel (Jewel Kilcher)
Favorite Director Oscar Hammerstein II (Theater)
Favorite Car Rachel Green
Favorite DrinkTequila Salute
Favorite TV shows Game of Thrones
Friends
Favorite Character Penny Lane
Favorite Beverage Tea (kombucha)
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Official WebsiteOfficial Website
Instagram ProfileInstagram Profile
YouTube ChannelYouTube Channel
MySpace ProfileMySpace Profile
Spotify LinkSpotify Link
Contact
Contact(Phone)(646) 486-4600 (Abrams Artists Agency)
Manager Edie Robb
Talent Agent Abrams Artists Agency
More Information
Teachers Patti James (Dance)
Richard Hess (Acting)
Diane Lala (Dance)
k. Jenny Jones (Acting)
Nick Mangano (Acting)
Danielle Tucci (Dance)
Bill Hallman (Drama teacher)
Aubrey Berg (Acting)
Friend Mackenzie Bell
Role Model Lea Salonga. (Theater)
Net worth$1.1 Million
Celebrity Crush Robert Downey Jr.
Instruments guitar

Biography

Christy Altomare is an American theater, movie, TV actress, singer & songwriter. She was born on 23rd June 1986 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Christy is known for her works as  Wendla Bergmann in the musical Spring Awakening & musical play Mamma Mia. She plays the lead role of Anastasia in the musical Anastasia.

Early Life in Arts

  • Bucks County community theater productions: Christy started acting in theater at the age of 5.
  • Pennsbury High School: While at school she was part of school choir as well as drama team
  • National YoungArts Foundation: She won their annual scholarships in 2004 in musical theater.

Christy Altomare: Career

  • Christy Altomare started writing songs at the age of 12. She has released CDs of her songs such as-
    • Not Yet Over You (2000)
    • Waiting For You (2007)
    • After You (2008)
  • She has performed in over 45 cities and has given 600+ performances for her play 'Sprin Awakening'
  • Her theater performances include-
    • Spring Awakening- a musical (as  Wendla Bergmann)
    • Carrie- a horror play (inspired from Stephen King's work) (as Sue Snell)
    • Mamma Mia!- a musical (as Sophie Sheridan)
    • Camelot (as Guinevere)
    • Daddy Long Legs (as Jerusha Abbott )
    • Anastasia (as Anastasia)
    • Bridges of Madison County
    • Crazy For You
    • Bye Bye Birdie
    • Little Women
    • The Cradle Will Rock
    • The Pajama Game
    • Wonderful Town
    • Floyd Collins
  • As musician: She has provided music for musical productions- 
    • Soiled Doves
    • Anon[ymus] (a play written by Naomi Iizuka)

Video: Christy Altomare on the sets of Momma Mia!

TV Series

  • Show People with Paul Wontorek(2017): Christy Altomare portrayed the character of Herself in this Series starring Paul Wontorek, Aaron Tveit, Sutton Foster in the lead.
  • The Big C(2011): Christy Altomare played a Female Student in the Comedy Drama TV Series created by Darlene Hunt featuring Laura Linney, Gabriel Basso, Oliver Platt in the cast.

TV Movie

  • Truth Slash Fiction(2016): Christy Altomare was Betty in the Comedy Drama directed by Daniel Schloss with the cast of Christy Altomare, Jordyn DiNatale, Philippe Arroyo .
  • Badges(2010): She portrayed the character- Christy in the Comedy directed by Ed Buffman featuring Barry Brait, Christy Altomare, Eric Austin in the cast.

Short

  • Central Park Joker(2011): Christy was Her in the directed by Amos Posner created by Amos Posner starring Andy Mientus, Christy Altomare in the main roles.

Christy Altomare: Interesting Facts

  • Connecticut Critics Circle Award: She won the award for her role as Anastasia in the play Anastasia(inspired by the 1997 animation movie)
  • Award nominations: Her role of Anastasia has been a critical success with nominations & onors at- Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Award, Theatre World Award, Broadway.com Audience Award.
  • Christy has regularly performed at the International Thespian Festival
  • I am Light: She has a tattoo on her left arm that reads- I am Light.
  • She participates in Queer pride events.
  • BELLA New York Magazine
  • Bracelet maker: She designs bracelets
  • Rachel Green's Hairstyle: She was a huge fan of the character while growing up and often copies the hairstyle.
  • Mimicry and impressions: She does good impressions of - Norah Jones, Elmo.
  • She drinks lot of water and believes it is essential for health and beauty.
  • Her favorite musicals: Ragtime, Last 5 years, Miss Saigon.
  • Fanastasia: Name of the group of fans who love the character Anastasia played by Christy.
  • Alto heads: Fans of Christy Altomare call themselves Alto heads.
  • She has a boyfriend with whom she went to Paris in 2017.
  • As a kid Christy would play act with her sister, her mother was very supportive of Christy's acting and used to gather neighborhood kids and put up a show called- The Magic Box.
  • She has a pet dog named Sophie, also loves cats and has had cats in the past.
  • A fan sent her an Anastasia doll.

Christy Altomare: Quotes

  • Sometimes the universe dislocates a rib to say - slow down a tick- take a breath - find peace for a moment.
  • My mantra in life is 'I am Light' when I was a young girl my dad used to tell me- 'No matter what obstacles come in your way, as long as you keep moving forward with hope & joy in your heart anything is possible'
  • I don't think it will ever sink in that I'm playing Anastasia, I'm grateful to be playing Anastasia.
  • start taking care of yourself, start loving yourself, try to be the best person you can be in life, the more love you put out into the world, more love you get back.
  • You need to be optimistic in this business.  And you also have to be tough.  
  • I think I have always been an actress. When I was a kid, I was always playing dress up and performing made up shows
  • I love making people feel.
  • Hamilton is the single most beautiful piece of art I have ever seen in my life

Christy Altomare: Photos, Pictures

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Christy Altomare on the cover of Bella New York Magazine
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Christy Altomare with her grandma Yiayia
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Christy Altomare with co star Derek Klena
Christy Altomare with co star Derek Klena
Christy Altomare's parents in their teen years
Christy Altomare's parents in their teen years


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