CHRISTIE VELA (Director) is the Associate Artistic Director of Theatre 3 and a former member of Dallas Theater Center’s Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company. Dallas Theater Center acting credits include Steel Magnolias; Inherit the Wind; Deferred Action; Romeo and Juliet; Sense and Sensibility; Medea; The Book Club Play; A Christmas Carol; Les Misérables; Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure; King Lear; God of Carnage; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat; and The Beauty Plays. Her Dallas Theater Center directing credits include Fade, Gloria and A Christmas Carol 2015. Christie is also a member of Kitchen Dog Theater Company where her credits include Paper Flowers; The Turn of the Screw; Boom; and The Pillowman. Other credits include: director of Revolt! She Said Revolt Again! and Straight White Men, cast member of The Necessities at Second Thought Theatre; director of Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare Dallas; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Theatre 3; Don’t Dress for Dinner at Stage West and Native Gardens at Trinity Repertory Company.