Season 3 Choreographer
Kristen Klein is a Brooklyn based choreographer, dancer, pointe shoe fitter, and dance educator. She hails from Connecticut and holds a BFA from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee in Boston, MA. Kristen has freelance performed with Harvard University, Six Degrees Dance Company, Tribe of Human, C.Eule Dance, Leyya Mona Tawil/Dance Elixir, Kelley Donovan & Dancers, The Paper Dances, and Stephan Koplowitz Projects, among others. She is the founder of Inclined Dance Project, a collaborative all-female identifying contemporary dance company. Inclined Dance Project aims to present works that challenge the stereotypical roles of a female dancer while allowing dialogue, deconstruction, and personal contribution from the performers to influence choreographic choices. Her works have been performed throughout New York, California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and in Japan at such venues and festivals as the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, BAM Fischer, RAW Artists San Francisco & Brooklyn editions, The BARNES Foundation, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Boston University, the RI Womens Choreography Project, The Dance Complex, Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, The Actors Fund Arts Center, Greenspace, Baruch College, and the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, among many others. In addition to choreographing with her company she has set work on Nimbus Dance Works, Nimbus2, and Dancewave, where she is also a teaching artist. Kristen is also the custom pointe shoe fitter for Freed of London and has worked with ballerinas from the nation’s top ballet companies including New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, LA Ballet, Carolina Ballet, and Boston Ballet to name a few.