LYRICAL, JAZZ, TURNS & LEAPS
Kristin was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She started dancing at age three at a Rec Center in Finneytown. From there, she went to Kids First when the studio was Patty Pille’s School of Dance. She danced ballet, jazz, modern, and hip hop and participated in the annual recitals. She played the role of Raja in Aladdin (2008), Mike Teevee in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2009), Scar in The Lion King (2010), The Queen of Hearts in Alice and Wonderland (2011), and Ariel in The Little Mermaid (2012). In 2011 she began teaching hip hop, magical movement and dance mix.
While attending The University of Cincinnati to study Criminal Justice, Kristin continued to teach dance and started the hip hop dance team program at Patty Pille’s School of Dance (2012). After graduating from UC, Kristin attended Xavier University to get her teaching license in Early Childhood Education. Currently, she teaches third grade at Monroe Elementary in Monroe, Ohio and will finish her Masters soon!
Fun Facts: In August 2018, Kristin bought her first house. Other hobbies include playing Ultimate Frisbee and cooking with her boyfriend.
Kristin loves teaching dance and passing on her devotion and passion to young dancers.