Christy Escobar is a SAG-AFTRA and Equity performer and writer based in New York City and Los Angeles.
Her film work includes Under the Lantern Lit Sky, The Man in the Woods, Who We Are Now, Untitled Short Film About White People, Loser Leaves Town, The Brick Wall, Anomalous, Viral Beauty, Bright Morning. She will also appear in the upcoming feature film The Falling World. TV credits include Blindspot (NBC), Dietland (AMC), as well as The Rehearsal web series (Broadway On Demand).
New York theater work includes Beginning Days of True Jubilation with SOCIETY Theatre, Scissoring at INTAR Theatre, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train at the Atlantic, The Hollow at the Brick Theater, Lady Macbeth and Her Lover at the Director's Company, The Artist of the Beautiful at the Metropolitan Playhouse, and the legendary Katharine Hepburn in her original solo show Hello, Red!
Regionally, she created the role of Julie in the world premiere of Queen of Basel, a modern Latinx adaptation of Miss Julie by Hilary Bettis at the Studio Theatre. She's also appeared in Bad Jews at the Long Wharf Theatre, The Great Gatsby at Virginia Stage Company, Murder on the Nile and Fantastic Mr. Fox at the Dorset Theatre Festival and Around the World in 80 Days at the Berkshire Theatre Group.
She received the New Dramatists Charles Bowden award for her contributions in developing new plays in the American theatre. She’s also participated in workshops and readings at Playwright's Horizons, the Public Theater, Joe’s Pub, the Rattlestick, Atlantic Theater, Red Bull Theater, the Lark, the Tank, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Primary Stages, Women's Project, Syracuse Stage, Dorset Theater Festival, IAMA Theatre, Gary Marshall Theater, Kennedy Center, and Yale.
She holds an MFA in Acting from NYU and a BFA in Acting from UC Santa Barbara. She grew up in California as one of ten children and speaks fluent Spanish. She is a proud member of SOCIETY Theatre.