Christine Ruynat was born in Rostock in 1990. After internships in costume design and theatre painting, she began her studies in set and costume design with Prof. Kattrin Michel, Prof. Barbara Ehnes and Prof. Marc Deggeller at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts in 2011. In addition to her studies, she worked regularly as an assistant in costume and set design at Dresden's state theatre, working with Linus Tunström, Andreas Kriegenburg, Simon Solberg and Armin Petras, among others. She created her own designs for productions at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater Zittau, at TU Dresden's theatre and at Leipzig's cammerspiele. In 2016 she worked on the costumes for Simon Solberg's production of Cyrano de Begerac at Cologne's public theatre.
Her video work Inbetween: echo. was shown at the Dresdner Anatomie festival in 2014 and at both Berlin's Stage|Set|Scenery trade fair and conference, as well as the Prague Quadrennial in 2015. Ruynat graduated in February 2017 and has been a full-time set and costume design assistant at the Maxim Gorki Theatre since the 2017/2018 season.