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Christian Erben (she/her) is a contract stage manager based in the Twin Cities. She moved to Minneapolis, MN in the fall of 2022 after living in and around Austin, TX her whole life! She graduated with a B.A. in Theatre from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, where she emphasized stage management, performance, and properties. She started working professionally as a stage manager in Austin, TX in 2018 and has been in love with management ever since. 

She works full time as the Associate Production Manager for Theater Latte Da in Minnepaolis, MN. Additionally, in the Twin Cities, she has worked as the COVID Safety Manager and a Company Management Assistant at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN on their production of Beauty & the Beast through their Broadway @ the Ordway Series. After that, she was honored to be the Assistant Stage Manager at Theater Mu for the world premiere of their new musical, Again, that took place at Mixed Blood Theater in Minneapolis, MN. This winter, she will be the Stage Manager for She Loves Me at Lakeshore Players Theatre in White Bear Lake, MN, and next spring, she will be the Assistant Stage Manager for Sound of Music at Artisty MN. Right after that, she will also be the ASM for Servant of Two Masters at Lyric Arts in Anoka, MN. She is so grateful for all of the amazing work she has gotten to do in her first year in the Twin Cities, and all of the people and organizations she has gotten to work with. 

Outside of the Twin Cities, in the summer of 2023, she spent the summer living and working at The Black Hills Playhouse in Custer, SD, where she served as the Stage Manager for Silent Sky and The Drowsy Chaperone, and the Production Manager for 9 to 5. At her home theater in Austin, TX, TexARTS Association, she stage managed shows such as The Last Five Years & The Full Monty, as well as served as the Assistant Stage Manager for their production of Annie. She also made her professional musical debut there as Beadle Bamford in their production of Sweeney Todd
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