Christine Sumption has served as a dramaturg for Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival, Sundance Theatre Lab, the New Harmony Project, Icicle Creek Theatre Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre, and has worked with numerous playwrights including Tanya Barfield, Dipika Guha, Kathleen Tolan, and Cheryl L. West. Her directing credits include productions at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Tacoma Actors Guild, and DARTS/Company Subaru in Tokyo, where she served as Resident Director for three years. She was on the artistic staff of Seattle Repertory Theatre for nine seasons, where she served as dramaturg/literary manager, edited publications, and produced the annual Women Playwrights Festival in partnership with Hedgebrook, a Whidbey Island writers retreat. She is now a Festival Dramaturg at Hedgebrook and teaches at Cornish College of the Arts. Hedgebrook Plays, Volume 1, which she co-edited with Liz Engelman, was published by Whit Press in November, 2012.