Christine Sandin  

Christine Sandin

Christine Sandin (she/her/hers) is currently the executive & artistic director of the Sunset Cultural Center and outdoor Forest Theater in iconic Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. She has worked in both the performing arts and venue management field for nearly thirty years, both in nonprofit and commercial ventures. Her past titles include festival director & talent buyer for a 3-day, 3-stage blues festival with over 10,000 attendees; sales & marketing director for the 6,000-seat Whittemore Center Arena in Durham, New Hampshire; and artist manager for various musical acts. Christine is a 1989 graduate of Babson College (Wellesley, MA) entrepreneurship program, with a major concentration in marketing. Christine’s business plans have been published in college textbooks such as The Start-Up Guide by David H. Bangs, Jr., and she frequently serves as an industry panelist for organizations like the San Antonio Arts Commission and Turnaround Arts (Kennedy Center).