Christine Hoang is a Vietnamese American screenwriter, playwright, producer, and performer based in Austin, Texas. She was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her screenplays and stage plays are centered on the rich diversity of the American South.
In 2015 Christine wrote, produced, and performed in her first play PEOPLE OF COLOR CHRISTMAS: THE WHITE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM. In 2017 the City of Austin awarded her a commission to remount and tour her holiday comedy, becoming the first play to tour all four of Austin's cultural centers. In 2017 Christine's second play A GIRL NAMED SUE won the Austin Critics Table’s David Mark Cohen Award for Best New Play. That same year, PBS created a documentary chronicling the play’s creative process. In 2020 she wrote a TV pilot inspired by the play. In 2019 Christine wrote her first feature film FLY GIRL, which became a 2019 Sundance Second Rounder. She pitched FLY GIRL at the 2019 Austin Film Festival Pitch Competition and advanced to the AFF Pitch Finale as a Top 20 Finalist.
Christine has spoken on numerous panels about diversity and inclusion in the arts including the 2019 SXSW Panel "CRAZY RICH WAKANDA: Building Buzz and Selling Seats." Currently, Christine is writing ROMEO & KATRINA, a musical theatre play set in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. The workshop production will run at The VORTEX Theatre in Austin, Texas for seven shows from August 7-15, 2020.
TFI Network | 2020