Christin Eve Cato is a native New Yorker with a background in performing arts and production. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Music and Art and the Performing Arts, and Fordham University. You can usually catch her at INTAR Theatre, as a member of Unit52. Christin is also a member of the Hip-Hop Theatre Company, Rhymes Over Beats, and a new ensemble member of New York City’s legendary Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater.
Heavily active in the theatre community, she serves as Co-Chair of Diversity of the YPAC-board of Theater Resources Unlimited, and Co-Founded La Co-Op (La Cooperativa of New York Latinx Artists), a collective of theatre artists created to bridge the gaps existing in the Latino Theatre Community. She is also a member of New York Women in Film & Television.
Born and raised in the Bronx, with a Puerto Rican and Jamaican heritage, Christin has a very unique approach to her artistic style, and a mix of Caribbean culture, inner-city life, and socio-economic influences. Both an artist and academic, she brings an urban vibe and higher existential understanding to the work which she creates. An award-winning filmmaker, her films have reached festivals like Different Faces, Different Voices; West Virginia Mountaineer Festival; Tulipanes Latino Art & Film Festival; SAG Foundation Showcase ; 33rd Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival; Official Latino Short Film Festival; Viva Latino Film Festival NYC Int’l; Philadelphia Latino Film Festival ; YoFi Film Festival; Imagine This Women’s International Film Festival; New Filmmakers New York Film Festival; Indie Theatre Film Festival 2018; Downtown Urban Arts Festival 2018; and counting. Credits Include- New York Theater: Job (World Premiere/ The Flea Theater); I Hate Fucking Mexicans (World Premiere/The Flea Theater); Shadow Box (Open Hydrant Theater Co.); Satyricoño (INTAR); Marfa Lights (INTAR); The Beacons (New York Premiere/ INTAR); Juliet & Romeo (The Brick); Ribbon About a Bomb (Exquisite Corpse Company at Governor’s Island); Showtime (MITF) Regional Theater: Dancing In My Cockroach Killers (DC Premiere/Gala Hispanic Theatre & Pregones/PRTT); Patience, Fortitude, and other Anti-Depressants (LA Premiere/The LATC); Independent Film and Television: “City Stars”, “Toby and Zee”, and Quantico. Awards: Best Supporting Actress, City Stars, Different Faces, Different Voices International Women’s Film Festival.