After graduating from Boston University in 2001, Christine relocated to New York City to pursue acting. She began her career as a comedic improvisational actor, performing in venues including The New York Comedy Club, The Kraine theater, and The Tank theater. In 2006, she won the Best Actress award presented by the Looking Glass Theatre for her portrayal of "Linny" in Hustlers. She went on to work with several other NYC theater companies, performing regularly with The 52nd Street Project and Falconworks Artists Group. In 2019, she was cast as the lead role of Jane in The Burdens, which was produced by the Bloomington Playwrights Project.