While working in Hollywood Kristen experienced many instances of sexual harassment. It was because of those experiences that Kristen began pursuing a way to teach empowerment and self esteem through performing arts, which eventually led her to training as an Intimacy Coordinator.
Kristen grew up in Los Angeles and started acting at a very young age. From community theater to major motion pictures, Kristen has worked with some of the most respected names in Hollywood such as Garry Marshall, Tim Conway, Henry Winkler, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Verhoeven, and many more. She also spent time behind the camera in film and television production. As a print model she appeared in several international magazines. As a professional exotic dancer she was featured in the movie Showgirls, worked as a professional choreographer, and created and owned exotic/pole dance studios which were franchised in 5 states. As a teacher, Kristen has worked with students of all ages teaching all aspects of the performing arts for over 25 years.
Kristen holds a BA in Media & Film Studies with a minor in Theater Arts. Kristen is currently training with Alicia Rodis, IC for HBO, and is an Apprentice with the Intimacy Directors International.