2001 - Recipient of the "Celnor Continuing Artists fellowship" USA
1999:  Awarded 2nd place "Australian Institute of Classical Dance Scholarship"

performing Kitri's Act II variation from "Don Quixote

and a  Contemporary solo choreographed by herself

 Adjudicators were Mary McKendry & Li Cunxin

1998 Obtained RAD Student Teachers Certificate while training full time  

At Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy
Competed all RAD Examinations to Advanced  including grades 6 to 8  with distinction.


While completing her full time training Kristy performed with:

Ballet Theatre of Victoria - Melbourne Australia  

 Principal role in "Paquita", &  the Pas de trios in "Le Corsaire"

Sydney Youth Ballet - Sydney Australia

"Prelude Solo" in Les Sylphides &  Doll Solo in The Nutcracker

  1999-2000 - Completed the Dancers Course at


Melbourne Australia - Trained by Director -  Leanne Rutherford

Performance Experience:

Freelance Dancer:  Nashville TN
Still Point Dance Theatre - in "Voices from the ground"
 Dance Augusta -
Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker
Dance Augusta  - Don Quixote pas de deux, Red Wagon
Greenville Ballet -
Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker
Iowa Dance Theatre - Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker
Vanderbilt Dance Theatre - Pas de deux from Les Sylphides
Ensworth School of Dance - Pas de deux from Les Sylphides
Ballet South Orlando Fl - Pas de deux Paquita
erformed at the Panoply Festival in Huntsville, Alabama,
choreographer Thomas Shoemaker, dancing in "Caravan"
and in "
Just let go"  which won first place in the ballet section.

Ballet Idaho / Eugene Ballet:
Featured as Tricker the squirrel in Toni Pimbles
 “ Little Tricker meets Big Double the Bear”
Pas de deux from “Le Corsaire”
"Pimpinella" in Toni Pimbles "Pulchinella" for school education shows
Danced in Melissa Nolens "Give Me Much and Many" World premiere,
 "Harlequinade" in "Nutcracker"
Also danced in "Carmina Burana, Carnival of the animals,
American Spirit, Tom Sawyer and Children of the raven"
Also performed in Toni Pimbles "Silk & Steel",
"May Dances" & "Carmen"

Augusta Ballet:

Principal dancer for three years.

"My funny Valentine" Choreography - Lar Lubovitch

"12 Foot 2 step"  Choreography - Peter Powlus

"Red Wagon" Choreography - Anthony Ferro 

"Queen Anne" in The Three Musketeers Choreography - Peter Powlus

"Wedding Pas de deux" from Don Quixote Choreography - Petipa

"Sugar Plum Fairy" & "Arabian" in The Nutcracker, choreography - Balanchine

"Odette" in Swan Lake Act 2, choreography - Frederick Franklin

"Blue Fairy" in Pinocchio, choreography - Peter Powlus

"Arensky Pas de deux" choreography - Robert Barnett

"Mina Murray" in Dracula, choreography - Peter Powlus

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Female Principal in "Wings" and "Captured Angel"
Choreography - Jill Bahr

"Mirlitons pas de deux" and "Snow Pas de deux" in The Nutcracker

Also performed in Cinderella, Dracula,  Rite of  Spring, Seven Deadly Sins

Carmina Burana & Balanchine’s  Serenade

Artisan Dance Theatre Company:

Summer Program
"Grand Pas de Deux"
 from Raymonda

Previous Professional Experience:

Freelance Dancer - 2008 - 2010  Nashvile TN

Ballet Idaho / Eugene Ballet - 2006-2008 - Artistic Director Toni Pimble

Augusta Ballet  2003 - 2006 - Artistic Director  Zanne Colton, -  
Artistic Director Emeritus  Ron Colton  Resident Choreographer - Peter Powlus

Charleston Ballet Theatre 2000 - 2003 Artistic Director - Patricia Cantwell, 
 Resident Choreographer Jill Bahr

Artisan Dance Theatre (Summer 2000) Helena MT 

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