The Houston Chapter of the Statera Mentorship Program was created in the fall of 2018. The program was founded by Christine Jugueta, who serves as the Regional Coordinator. The program is currently preparing for its first class, which will launch in July 2019. To sign up for the Houston Chapter’s next class, please choose either MENTOR or MENTEE below. If you have any questions, please contact our National Co-Directors at

SOUTH Texas Regional Coordinator


Christine Arranz Jugueta is a sacred artist with roots in Regional and Off-Broadway theatre.  She received her training at Andover Newton Theological School, PCPA (Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts), Boston Conservatory, the PTTP (University of Delaware's former Professional Theatre Training Program) and NYU's Steinhardt School of Education, and holds an MA in Educational Theatre and a BFA in Musical Theater. She is also a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, new-world music artist, former consultant for the Episcopal Church and an ordained interfaith minister.  

She has been a company member at the Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company and The Public, and has directed special presentations at Grace Cathedral and the San Francisco Asian Arts Museum.  Recent audiences know her for her acclaimed performances as Bloody Mary in South Pacific at the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Clarence Brown Theatre.  Favorite projects include Lolita Luna in Dogeaters (directed by Michael Greif), Susie in Wit (with the RSC's Lisa Harrow) and Lady/Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (directed by Erica Schmidt).  

Christine has a deep interest in honoring the indigenous wisdom of her ancestors in the Philippines and has been involved in various efforts for the last 8 years to support artistry from this orientation.

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