Christina Papaspyrou began working as a professional Stage Manager in 1993. The companies she was employed by include the Really Useful Theatre Company, the Really Useful Film Company, Chichester Festival Theatre, Polka Theatre for Children, Apollo Leisure, Grange Park Opera, The New Millennium Experience Company, Bill Kenwright Ltd. and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
She specialised in automation, operating automated sets and animatronics on large-scale musical productions such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Doctor Dolittle, and flying aerial performers for the spectacular Central Show at the Millennium Dome.
She was part of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2001-2005, working as Assistant then Deputy Stage Manager on many productions both in Stratford-Upon-Avon and London. As Supervising Stage Manager for the RSC’s Education Department, she mentored young stage management teams through professionally staged productions.
Her roles as a project and event manager include Creative Programme Manager at Creative Partnerships Kent and Festival Coordinator for Canterbury Anifest.
Christina has been the Stage Management tutor at Canterbury Christ Church University since 2011. She is also the Events Coordinator for the School of Music and Performing Arts.