Christy received her BFA from the Boston Conservatory. Following her degree, Christy apprenticed with the Sean Curran Company and was a founding member of the Inclined Dance Project. In upstate NY, Christy worked as a guest artist with The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company for an entire season. Following pursuit of her own choreography she living in Australia for a year performing and presenting her work along the eastern coast. Since returning to the states, Christy has continued performing and choreographing independently. She is an adjunct professor at Skidmore College and is the Program Associate at Yaddo, the renown artist colony in Saratoga Springs.