Actress and Performer

Christine is Japanese, Hawaiian, German & Chinese. She was shy as a child, but through the efforts of her parents, she has harnessed competitive sports and every creative and artistic form of communication before finding her voice for acting. From commercials to television, Christine has played doctors to lawyers, best friend sidekicks and moms.

Christine has trained under Eric Nemoto for over 10 years and Scott Rogers. She has taken acting workshops in New York with various casting directors while being repped as a commercial actress with Ken Park Talent Management.

Early training in Dance Theatre

But her stage and physical performance training belonged to the world of dance, where she spent much of her early years training in Nihon-buyo with Tsuda-sensei, while sharing time with modern dance and jazz training at Rosalie Woodson Hawaii and at Simeon Den. In her adult years, her Japanese dance training attracted her to butoh performance with Lori Ohtani of Tangentz for two years. Passionate about butoh and its meditative dance of darkness she took workshops from various Japanese butoh masters around the globe, before becoming a company dancer and performer with Iona Dance Theater for three seasons in both Japanese butoh and modern dance.

She garnered a Hawaii State Dance Council Award for Choreography with dance partner Dennis Miller, she has taken choreography workshops with Mark Morris, Joe Goode and various Japanese butoh masters.

Education and Athletics

As a scholarship recruit at Washington University in St.Louis, Missouri , Christine’s team went on to win the NCAAIII Women’s Collegiate Volleyball Championship. In 2015 she was inducted into the Hall of Fame as being the first team to win championships in the NCAAAIII Division.  She transferred to complete her BAFA in Fine Arts at the University of Southern California and got her MFA in Computer Arts and Video Interactivity at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Awards and Honors

2015 Inducted into the Hall of Fame for being the first team to win the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship in their division!

2005 Jury panelist for School of Visual Arts MFA Scholarship Awards

2003 Recognized as the New Leonardo of the 2003 New York Digital Salon for her MFA thesis, an interactive video installation.

2001 Hawaii State Dance Council Award for Choreography

1989 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship

 

Christine’s IMDB profile.

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Television & Theatrical Experience

Christine Ka’aloa | Acting Reel | SAG-AFTRA

Television Clips

Nurse. Hawaii Five O, Season 8, Episode 10, Dir. Peter Weller
Scene w/ Alex OLoughlin, Scott Caan, Megan Rath

Assistant.  Hawaii Five O, Season 2, Dir  Steve Boyum
Scene w/ Alex OLoughlin & Scott Caan

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Clip

Monologue

Commercials

Taco Bell, Hanauma Bay, Oceanic Cable, Osteo Bi-Flex, Price Chopper.