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Christine Dehne is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Prior to her current role she was Dean and Professor in the Department of Communication and Media, where she taught courses in video production, animation, and multimedia. Before coming to Manhattanville, Dehne taught at Harvard University, Emerson College, Brown University, and the University of West Florida. An active video and multimedia artist, Dehne has shown her work in venues around the world, including shows in New York, Massachusetts, California, Tokyo, and Canada. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from Tufts University, a B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and a M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. Dehne creates interactive theater for young audiences with Spellbound Theatre. Spellbound Theatre is one of the only companies consistently creating theater for the very young in the United States. These performances combine puppetry, animation, live action, live illustration, and interactive elements. With Spellbound, Dehne has been awarded residencies at the New Victory Theater and Miranda Arts, and grants from the Westchester Arts Council, Brooklyn Arts Council, and Jim Henson Foundation.
She was the artist/co-creator of the show The World Inside Me, which was co-produced with the Chicago Children's Theater and staged at the Chicago Children's Theater, Miami Theatre Center, and then in the New Victory Theater in NYC. http://www.spellboundtheatre.com/the-world-inside-me.html
Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts, Tufts University