Christine Wright began her serious training at the Washington School of Ballet where she studied for 4 years. There she won a prestigious scholarship from the National Society of Arts and Letters that allowed her at age 17 to move to New York City to study. She began studying full time with Maggie Black with whom she continued to study her entire career. At the age of 18 she joined the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company where she danced for 11 years. She became an acclaimed dancer with the company, touring all over the country and around the world. She also became one of Lar’s assistants helping him set works on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Stuttgart Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, the Washington Ballet among others. She was a guest artist with the Elisa Monte Dance Company, worked with Blondell Cummings on a solo in conjunction with Music From Japan, worked with Ohad Naharin who created a solo on her under the auspices of the Asia Society, and worked with Zvi Gotheiner. She retired from dancing in 1987.
Since retiring Ms. Wright taught an open ballet class in NYC for 27 years. She recently relocated to Toronto where she teaches company class for Peggy Baker Dance Projects, a class also open to the general dance population. She is a guest teacher on an on-going yearly basis with Toronto Dance Theater and the School of Toronto Dance Theater. Ms. Wright is also a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and has extensive expertise in functional anatomy and motor control and has a private clientele practice in this field.