Christopher Hibma

As the Director of Sundance Institute’s Theatre Program, Christopher oversees its artist support activities. He is working to expand the Program’s impact, with an emphasis on new, form-breaking modes of storytelling that seek to incorporate a wide range of creative disciplines. In addition to leading Sundance’s annual Lab in Utah and its ongoing residencies in partnership with MASS MoCA and Ucross Foundation, throughout his 15-year tenure with Sundance, Hibma has implemented numerous residencies including retreats with Luma Fondation in France and recent residencies in Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon & Germany. He has been on the directing staffs for Broadway’s The Lion King and numerous productions at Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theatre. He maintains an active interest in design, urban planning and modern architecture. He lives with his husband and daughter in Brooklyn.