Christina Ritter is an actress and the joint-artistic director of the for/word company, www.for-word-company.net a theatre company dedicated to creating new works based in the historical record. Christina graduated from Dartmouth in '99 and studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She then completed her doctorate in theatre at Ohio State University and is now a lecturer in the Department of Theatre at the University of Kentucky. The for/word company performed its first play, NORTH, at the American Theatre Company in Chicago and at the Downtown Arts Center in Lexington, KY. The company's next piece, THE LITTLE BOOK, will premiere in Seattle this July. Christina has also acted with the Contemporary American Theatre Company in Columbus, OH, and the Virginia Arts Council.