Behind the Scenes with Christie DeBacker

Preparations for Summer Chills are in full swing! The Alley’s Assistant Charge Scenic Artist, Christie, DeBacker, gives an exclusive first look at the set and designs for And Then There Were None. Exploring the history of Summer Chills and the darker tone of Agatha Christie’s infamous work, DeBacker is excited to introduce a sense of eeriness to audiences as soon as they enter the Hubbard.

DeBacker is a Scenic and Visual Artist from Round Rock Texas. She serves as the Assistant Charge Scenic Artist at Alley Theatre. You may remember her previous painting of the backdrops from Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and Clue, or the ground cloth for 72 miles to go… Her installations have been featured around town including at the George R Brown Convention Center. She holds a BFA in Theatre from Sam Houston State University.

Christie DeBacker with the backdrop of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Christie DeBacker, backdrop of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Check out her interview with Antony Yanez from KPRC, as well as her article with ShoutOut Houston now!