Laugh To Feel Good

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Christine Alexander

Performer and Laughing Wellness facilitator known for her proven improvisation based training used for business, personal development and wellness.

Laughter Life Coach and Training Facilitator

Christine has harnessed the power of laughter through nearly 20 years of improvisational stage comedy, corporate team building and comedy wellness programs. She lives by the motto: "If it feels good to laugh, then laugh to feel good." ​ 


In 2001, Christine became a founding member of Florida Studio Theatre's Improv Troupe and still performs regularly. She has studied at both the Magnet Theater and Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. Christine has performed at numerous venues including Florida Studio Theatre, Mote Marine Laboratory, the Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Ruth Eckerd Hall, and The Van Wezel Performing Arts Center. Her TV appearances include SNN, News Channel 10, and frequent co-host for The Suncoast View on ABC7. She has also appeared in numerous publications including: The Herald Tribune, The Ticket, The Pelican Press, Sarasota Day, Sarasota Magazine, SRQ Magazine, SCENE Magazine, Style Magazine, and The Observer.


She now delivers her proven improv-based training to companies and individuals around the world. For businesses, these workshops provide a morale boost to the staff while reinforcing the positive benefits of communication and teamwork. For individuals looking for a confidence boost or for professional development techniques such as active listening and better communication, Christine offers one-on-one online sessions. Her favorite days are the ones where she provide a safe space to patients of Cancer and Parkinson's treatments, and their caregivers, where a good laugh can often help to cope with stress. 



Christine and her husband Christopher currently live in Sarasota, Florida. In her free time, Christine enjoys stalking celebrities on social media, late night snacking and laughing loudly in awkward situations.

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"Christine Alexander shared her unique flavor of improv comedy — fleshing out improbable audience suggestions with physical gags worthy of Lucille Ball and voices and characters worthy of Tracey Ullman. Think long-form improv — an hour-long sketch concocted on the spot. She made it look easy."  - Your Observer, 2015

WITH The Smothers Brothers

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Suncoast View Sits Down with the Smothers Brothers! Part 2

Featuring guest host Christine Alexander

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Suncoast View Sits Down with the Smothers Brothers! Part 1

Featuring guest host Christine Alexander

Additional Press

2017

- Improv, the Next Generation - YourObserver.com 

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/improv-the-next-generation

- Longboat Harbour hosts comedy night - YourObserver.com 

https://www.yourobserver.com/photo-gallery/longboat-harbour-hosts-comedy-night#photo-16


2016

- Florida Studio Theater Improv Festival 2016 - TotalTheater.com 

http://www.totaltheater.com/?q=node/7118

- Review: A funny and inventive Sarasota Improv Festival - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2016/07/17/review-a-funny-and-inventive-sarasota-improv-festival/

- Embracing the unknown with FST Improv's Comedy Lottery - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/embracing-unknown-fst-improvs-comedy-lottery

- SaraSolo Festival returns for second year of one-person shows - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2016/01/17/sarasolo-festival-returns-for-second-year-of-one-person-shows/

- THEATER REVIEW: An eclectic and fun opening to SaraSolo 2016 festival - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2016/01/25/theater-review-an-eclectic-and-fun-opening-to-sarasolo-2016-festival/

- SaraSolo Festival presents two more days of one-person shows - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2015/02/26/sarasolo-festival-presents-two-days-one-person-shows/

- Theater Review: An eclectic, engaging mix for debut SaraSolo Festival - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2015/02/23/theater-review-eclectic-engaging-mix-debut-sarasolo-festival/


2015

- Theater Review: SaraSolo Festival - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/theater-review-sarasolo-festival

- FST Improv returns with a comedic twist - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/fst-improv-returns-comedic-twist

- Christine and Joey visit Legoland Hotel - Suncoast View

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cbsWCdkWQw&feature=emb_logo


2014

- Six shows on Summer Cabaret Festival lineup this week - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2014/07/31/cabaret/

- THEATER REVIEW: FST Improv trying to solve challenges of murder mystery comedy - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2014/03/29/theater-review-fst-improv-trying-solve-challenges-murder-mystery-comedy/

- THEATER REVIEW: FST Improv is familiar and funny - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2014/02/15/theater-review-fst-improv-is-familiar-and-funny/


2013

- Weekend's Best Bet: FST Improv - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/weekends-best-bet-fst-improv

- THEATER REVIEW: FST Improv - YourObserver.com 

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/theater-review-fst-improv

- Comedy Review: Lots of spontaneous laughs at 2013 Sarasota Improv Festival - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2013/07/14/comedy-review-lots-of-spontaneous-laughs-at-2013-sarasota-improv-festival/


2012

- Theater Review: FST Improv - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/theater-review-fst-improv-0

- Sense and the City: Sarasota's Sexy Six - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2012/02/07/sense-and-the-city-sarasotas-sexy-six/

- Will the real Christine please stand up? - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/black-tie-tales-76

- Zombies invade Players Theatre - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2012/08/21/zombies-invade-players-theatre/


2011

- So random: Almost anything goes at the Sarasota Improv Festival - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/07/14/so-random-almost-anything-goes-at-the-sarasota-improv-festival/

- FST Improv Announces Winter Blunderland 11/29 - BroadwayWorld

https://www.broadwayworld.com/miami/article/FST-Improv-Announces-Winter-Blunderland-1129-20111111

- Sense and the City: Looking forward to seasons - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/10/11/sense-and-the-city-looking-forward-to-seasons/

- ‘Just Desserts’ served up next weekend - Longboat Key News

http://www.lbknews.com/2011/09/23/%E2%80%98just-desserts%E2%80%99-served-up-next-weekend/

- FST Improv returns - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/10/03/fst-improv-returns-with-an-audience-vote/

- FST Improv Presents JUST DESSERTS! 10/1 - BroadwayWorld

https://www.broadwayworld.com/miami/article/FST-Improv-Presents-JUST-DESSERTS-101-20110909

- Sarasota Improv Fest Review: Opening night - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/07/15/sarasota-improv-fest-review-opening-night/

- Sarasota Improv Festival Review: Night Two - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/07/16/sarasota-improv-festival-review-night-two/

- REVIEW: Sarasota Improv Festival Wrap-up - Herald-Tribune

http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2011/07/18/review-sarasota-improv-festival-wrap-up/

- Improv actors prep for playtime - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/improv-actors-prep-playtime

- Posh paperboy - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/posh-paperboy

- Cee-Lo's "F*ck You" gets the ASL treatment, happiness ensues - AV Club

https://news.avclub.com/cee-los-fuck-you-gets-the-asl-treatment-happiness-en-1798223551


2010

- Local actress uses her head for some creative advertising - YourObserver.com

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/local-actress-uses-her-head-some-creative-advertising


2009

- Laughs in the making at July improv festival - Herald-Tribune

https://www.heraldtribune.com/article/LK/20090628/News/605216411/SH/


2008

- Zen and the art of improv - Sarasota Critic

http://sarasotacritic.blogspot.com/2008/07/man-has-fight-with-bear.html


2006

- Street Talk - Sarasota Magazine

https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2006/7/1/street-talk-11

- Christine Alexander the conqueror - The Observer

https://view.publitas.com/volunteer-retired/january-12-2006/page/40-41


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Rhythmic Heart Tap

In all of the wellness & corporate programs as well as improv shows, Christine Alexander communicates using the Rhythmic Heart Tap. TAP is a non-verbal, non-physical, visible communication with values so it works seamlessly with improv.   


Anyone can use TAP. It's a visible no touch action of tapping of the chest over your heart. TAP as many times as felt is needed to convey: hello, how are you, you have my attention and focus, first I listen, I see you, how can I help, thank you, etc. As the receiver's TAP conveys: hello, feeling good, you have my attention, I see you, thank you for helping, etc.

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COIN UP APP

Turn Spare Change into Meaningful Change

Christine Alexander is an advocate for the Coin Up app. This simple app puts the power of philanthropy in your hands. Coin Up rounds up every card purchase and donates that spare change each month to the charity of your choice. Charities must be registered (at no cost) in order to participate. 


Your spare change adds up to lots potential help for charity. With a little, we can change a lot!

Easy To Use

Download the app, choose your charity and donation amount, link your card securely and give to charity each time you spend!