Kristen is excited to be returning to Traveling Players for another fantastic summer! Previous credits with the company include driving the purple bus and directing The Doctor in Spite of Himself and Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, assistant directing/fight coaching for Shakespare Troupe productions of Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, and Much Ado About Nothing, and winter productions of Othello, King Lear. Kristen is a director and teaching artist for ArtStream’s Inclusive theatre company and the Educational Theatre company. She is an actor and company member with Live Action Theatre and an advanced actor combatant with the SAFD, certified in all 8 weapons.
Other local credits: DIRECTION: Can’t Pay! Won’t Pay! (Nu Sass), Snow White (NextStop Theatre), Seussical Jr! (S.Berkshire Reg. School), Love and Minor Destruction, Man in Peril (Source Festival), The Wrong Way!!! (Young Playwrights Theatre), The Immortal Jellyfish (Avalanche Theatre), Big Bad (Encore), The Shrewing of the Tamed (UnRuly Women). FIGHT DIRECTION: Macbeth, The Love of the Nightingale, The Knot (Catholic University), The Crucible (Olney Theatre), Death Trap, Kiss Me, Kate, Into the Woods (Nextstop), She Kills Monsters (co. choreographer, Howard Community College) The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (Providence Players), Dog Sees God (George Washington University), The Lord of the Flies (Imagination Stage Conservatory).
Kristen has a BA in theatre and psychology from the College of William and Mary and is currently a masters candidate in drama therapy at Lesley University.