Bio

Kristen is a professional actor and passionate student of the human condition.  She lives and works in New York City, and is an Associate Artist with New York Classical Theatre and Red Garnet Theater Company.

 

Born and raised in Arlington, VA, Kristen grew up dancing.  This experience opened the door to a career in musical theater, where she had the opportunity to work with artists such as Tommy Tune, Rob Ashford, and Lonny Price.

 

As an actor, Kristen is versed in contemporary and classical styles, and thrives especially while working in collaborative environments.  She has appeared in comedies and dramas in New York and across the country, as well as in film and television.

 

Kristen is also a dedicated meditation practitioner and yoga instructor.  She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia with degrees in Religious Studies and Spanish.  

 

Kristen adores travel, language, nature, and the ongoing exploration of the world around her.  She has an inexplicable love for cats, and can spend hours floating on her back in a lake, staring at snowflakes, or getting lost in the woods.

“We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.”
~ George Bernard Shaw ~