International Women In Film


August 4, 2016

Episode 9 Christie Brooks

Christie Brooks, from Hawaii, an actress and singer who worked alongside Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt in the Bethany Hamilton’s story movie, Soul Surfer. 

American film and TV actress Christie Brooke was plucked from the island of Oahu, Hawaii for her talents in acting, music, and dance to be cast on ABC’s primetime hit show High School Musical: Get in the Picture, sharing the screen with Zac Efron, Nick Lachey, and Kenny Ortega.
Christie landed her first speaking role in Sony Pictures Soul Surfer, opposite AnnaSophia Robb,
Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, and Carrie Underwood making her feature film debut.  She co
as Melinda on CBS’ Hawaii 5
0 with Alex O’Laughlin and Scott Caan and plays the role of
Sprinkle in the Rich Mullins biopic Ragamuffin available on Netflix.  She is also a writer and
producer of a SAG
AFTRA sketch comedy show called Gurls Aren’t Funny.  Recently, Christie has
originated the role of Melrose in the brand new 80’s pop rock musical “Invisible”.  More theatre
credits include: Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Srg. Sarah Brown in Guys & Dolls, Daisy Mae
Scragg in Lil’ Abner, Jodi, Annie, and Lily in Quilters the Musical and more.  She is a proud alumni to the Castle Performing Arts Center in Kaneohe, Hawaii acclaimed as one of the top ten performing arts programs nationwide.  She has studied at The Academy of Film and Television in Honolulu, and is glad to have completed training at the Upright Citizens Brigade this year at UCB Sunset in Los Angeles.  Christie can be found singing jazz standards in the post
modern band Showmance and she is excited to announce the release of her original EP #FirstLove now available on iTunes.  Christie enjoys writing for DisFunkshion Magazine sold nationally at Barnes
& Noble.  She is truly grateful for the support of her friends and family.  “Shine bright!”


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