Cristin Tillinghast

Cristin Tillinghast

Cristin Mortenson Tillinghast is delighted to be a part of LDSHE this season. Mrs. Tillinghast earned her Bachelor of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in Opera and her Master of Arts in Theatre Direction from Regent University. At the age of 22 she began performing the role of Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

After enjoying a rich and varied 32-year career that includes opera, musical theatre, film, recital, and television, Cristin began to teach full-time as an Associate Professor in the Theatre Department at the University of Utah and in her private Voice Studio. In 2009 she received the honorary award of Outstanding Alumni from the College of the Desert for her contribution to the world of performing. That same year, she met and married her husband, Jason, and moved to Connecticut where she opened the CMT Voice Studio on the east coast.

Mrs. Tillinghast has served as a Guest Artist Teacher at Cornish College of the Arts as well as conducting Master Classes at many universities around the country. The success of her students has led them to attend musical theatre and opera programs such as NYU Tisch, NYU Steinhardt, Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, Columbia, Penn State, UCLA, The University of Utah, and many others. Ms. Mortenson Tillinghast is a nine time Ironman Finisher, a five time marathon finisher, and resides in Tennessee with her husband and best friend, Jason.

All Sessions by Cristin Tillinghast

Youth Retreat Day 2 May 13, 2022
9:00 am - 9:50 am

Lights, Camera, Testimony (Cristin Tillinghast)

We all have moments when we feel we have to "perform." This class looks at finding our hot spot, looking straight into the camera and declaring who we are, no script needed.

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Standing in Holy Places: Bringing Yourself Into Every Room (Cristin Tillinghast)

Amphitheater

A fun, highly interactive audition class that will have your spirit lighting up every room.

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Closing Keynote

Large Adult Pavilion

Obedience is not a four-letter word. Striving to understand the light of Christ in our lives leads us to the path of our genuine self, a magnification of our gifts that comes from obedience. The Lord blesses us at all times, even in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

Tennessee Retreat Day 2 May 13, 2022
9:00 am - 9:50 am

Lights, Camera, Testimony (Cristin Tillinghast)

Adult Pavilion

We all have moments when we feel we have to "perform." This class looks at finding our hot spot, looking straight into the camera and declaring who we are, no script needed.

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Closing Keynote

Large Adult Pavilion

Obedience is not a four-letter word. Striving to understand the light of Christ in our lives leads us to the path of our genuine self, a magnification of our gifts that comes from obedience. The Lord blesses us at all times, even in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.