Red Carpet Interview
HFA Recipient – 24th Annual LA Music Awards
Christina DeRosa grew up on Long Island, New York, the youngest of two daughters. Her career in Musical Theatre, began at the tender age of eight, singing and dancing as Orphan Annie and also as a munchkin in “The Wizard Of Oz” alongside Natalie Hershlag AKA Natalie Portman. After attending one year at the Boston Conservatory on a scholarship for Musical Theatre, Christina took the expression ‘Break a Leg’ too seriously and literally fell directly on her knee onstage while rehearsing. The injured knee did not stop Christina’s career, In fact, she took it as a sign and moved in a different direction. Upon recovery, she made the move to Los Angeles, where she graduated from UCLA’s prestigious School with a BA in Theatre, Film and Television. Since then, she has taken acting classes with all the best of LA and her career has taken off. She has worked on network and cable TV Show, including, Sam & Cat’, ‘Hart of Dixie’, ‘Hollywood Heights’, ‘Worst Week’, ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, ‘Reno 911!’, ‘Dollhouse’, ‘Entourage’, ‘The Whole Truth’, ‘1000 Ways to Die’ and ‘General Hospital’, Christina worked in multiple movies, and most recently became a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Something you should know about Christina DeRosa is she strives to be a humanitarian who can leverage her career success to bring more awareness about children in need. What always brings her joy is looking at the picture of the 3 year old boy she sponsors in Vietnam.