Christine Bial serves as Director of Arts and Humanities Grant Programs for Mid-America Arts Alliance, which administers the Creative Forces: National Endowment for the Arts’ Military Healing Arts Network Community Engagement Grants program. Previously, she was the Program Manager of Community and Artist Partnerships for the Kansas Arts Commission. Christine spent ten years in nonprofit theatre management, working as a Production Manager and Actors’ Equity Association Stage Manager for several nonprofit theater companies, including Roundabout Theatre Company in New York, Southwest Repertory Theatre Company in Albuquerque, NM, and Kansas City Repertory Theatre Company. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Franklin College in Indiana and her master’s degree in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
Director of Arts and Humanities Grant Programs