NATIONAL TOUR OF RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER

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Kristen is going on tour! She will be hitting the road with the national tour of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, playing the role of Mrs. Donner/Dolly! She is ready to puppeteer, heelie, and prance her way across the country this holiday season- tour stops coming soon!

A CHORUS LINE, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, & XANADU AT LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

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Kristen is thrilled to be back at the Laguna Playhouse all summer long with their three amazing musicals!!

She couldn’t be more excited to strap on her rollerskates as the lead, Kira, in their production of Xanadu, belt out “At the Ballet” again as Maggie in A Chorus Line, and dance the night away in Saturday Night Fever!

Dates are below, and tickets are already on sale on the Laguna Playhouse website HERE!

A Chorus Line: May 26 - June 12, 2022

Saturday Night Fever: June 29 - July 17, 2022

Xanadu: August 3 - 21, 2022

LEGALLY BLONDE AT CUPCAKE THEATRE

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Kristen is returning to Cupcake Theater this April with their spring musical, Legally Blonde! Kristen will be swinging the roles of Brooke, Vivienne, and more, along with performing in the ensemble nightly!

INTO THE WOODS AT ROSE CENTER THEATER

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Kristen is currently starring as Little Red in the Sondheim classic, Into the Woods, at the Rose Center Theater! Catch her now through March 6th! 

Click HERE for tickets and other show info!

BROADWAY LOVE SONGS CABARET AT CUPCAKE THEATRE

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What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with some Broadway tunes? Kristen is so honored to be in another cabaret concert at Cupcake Theater, Broadway Love Songs, this February.

AVENUE Q AT CUPCAKE THEATRE

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Kristen will soon be making her Cupcake Theater debut as the female swing in their production of Avenue Q! She will be performing as Kate Monster and Girl Bad Idea Bear several times over the show's run, so follow her on social media to see her performance dates!

ANZA BORREGO AT INDIE NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL

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Kristen's latest short film, Anza Borrego, was recently shown on the big screen at the historic Chinese Theater in Los Angeles at the IndieNight Film Festival! Check out the picture here to see her with her co-stars, David Sasik and Max DeLoach.

1940'S RADIO HOUR AT THE ROSE CENTER THEATER

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We are heading back in time to the 40's with this fun, holiday show, 1940's Radio Hour! Kristen stars as "cute little Connie Miller," where she gets to show off her vocals and her tap skills! 

Running December 3-5 and 17-19. Click HERE for our blurb in BroadwayWorld!

SIRENS, BOMBSHELLS, AND VIXENS AT CUPCAKE THEATRE

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Kristen is thrilled to perform at the Cupcake Theater this December for their very first cabaret concert, Sirens Bombshells, and Vixens! She sang a solo song, and won third place for the night! 

WAITING IN THE WINGS AT ROSE CENTER THEATER

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Kristen stars as one of the leads of the world premier musical, Waiting in the Wings, opening at the Rose Center Theatre on November 5th!
 

Running November 5th-14th. Click HERE for tickets!

TOTALLY ELECTRIC, A VIRTUAL MUSICAL

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Grab your scrunchies  and teasing comb... we are going back to the 80s! Kristen's latest musical is an 80s jukebox show choir musical,Totally Electric, where she plays the bird loving, carpentry fanatic, Grapenut Brown!

 

Streaming August 2021!

SHORT FILM: MOOGIE'S DAY OUT

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Kristen recently lended her voice to another animated project in the UCLA short film, Moogie's Day Out!

Take a look at the film by clicking HERE!

ANZA-BORREGO PREMIER SETS DATE!

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Anza-Borrego, Kristen's latest film, premiered June 25th! 

Click HERE to watch the film and to see some behind the scenes shots!

INDIE NIGHT FESTIVAL LIVE AT THE CHINESE THEATER

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Kristen's animated short film, Forever Nester, along with her film Federal Approved Parent, will be shown at the historic Chinese Theater in Los Angeles at the IndieNight Film Festival! 

 

Click HERE for ticket info!

AMERICAN IDIOT, A VIRTUAL MUSICAL

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Kristen is thrilled to be starring as Heather in an upcoming virtual production of American Idiot, releasing later this year!

Keep posted here for more details and streaming info!

SHOUTOUT LA INTERVIEW

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Kristen recently had the pleasure of being ​interviewed by the Los Angeles based website, Shoutout LA! She was able to talk about a variety of topics, from life lessons in theatre, her biggest inspirations, and fun places to visit in Orange County and LA!

Click HERE to read the interview!

INSPIRING ARTIST INTERVIEW AT RCT

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The Rose Center Theatre recently published a segment in their Inspiring Artist series featuring a wonderful interview they did with Kristen. It goes over her inspirations, career goals, and even challenges she's come across along the way. She is honored to have the chance to tell her story. ​

Click HERE to read her interview!

FOREVER NESTER IS NOW STREAMING!

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Kristen is so excited that her first animated firm, Forever Nester, is now streaming! Already, it has achieved recognition at the Indie Night Film Festival.

Click HERE to watch the film!

SIGNED ON FOR THEATRICAL REPRESENTATION 

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Kristen is so excited to announce that she has signed on with the Theatrical Department of FireStarter Entertainment! 

She is thrilled to add this film and television representation to her current Musical Theatre representation with them!

SHORT FILM: ANZA-BORREGO

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Kristen just wrapped filming on her latest project, a SAG short film, called Anza-Borrego. She stars as the mysterious Natalia, one of the series leads. 

More info to come on this project and the premier dates.

SHORT FILM: POLETTE

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Another short film on the books! Kristen just finished shooting a new short film, titled Polette, which focuses on female strength and what femininity really means. 

 

More info to come on release dates!

DISENCHANTED! AT THE LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

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Kristen is ready to start flipping her fins (virtually, that is!) at the Laguna Playhouse in the musical, Disenchanted!, starring as The Little Mermaid!

She is thrilled to be returning to the Playhouse as an adult member of their Youth Theatre Program. The show will be streaming online December 18-20. 

 

Stay tuned for details on ticketing!

ANIMATED SHORT FILM: FOREVER NESTER

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Kristen has been flexing her film and TV muscles quite a bit over these months of quarantine! 

She recently recorded the voice-over for her first animated short film, called Forever Nester. Kristen plays the lead of the film, a bird named Jazzy who learns how to fly in her own special way. 

Stay tuned for more details on the film's premier date!

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN IN CONCERT

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For the first time since March, Kristen has the great privilege of being able to perform LIVE (in a safe, socially distant fashion) in the Rose Outdoors Concert series, with Rodgers and Hammerstein in Concert. She and her cast mates will be singing hits from the classic R&H musicals, from Oklahoma to Sound of Music

 

Show dates are October 14th and October 16th at 7:30pm. Stay tuned for a possible encore performance!

Tickets are selling fast, so get them HERE will you can!

AWARD NOMINATION FOR SHORT FILM, GAME NIGHT!

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Did you know that Kristen actually did the special effect makeup for her latest film, Game Night? Kristen recently  had the honor of being nominated for her special effect skills at both  the IndieX Film Fest and Indie Short Fest! 

If you haven't watched the film yet, click HERE to view it! 

SHORT FILM: GAME NIGHT

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Kristen just wrapped up filming a brand new horror short film called Game Night, which is set to release in August! She is so honored to be a part of this film, which was written and directed by David Šášik!

The film has also been accepted as an official selection at IndieNight Film Festival, IndieX Film Festival and Indie Short Fest!

Click HERE to watch the film! For more info, like production shots, click HERE!​

MULTIPLE ACCOLADES FOR SHORT FILM, FEDERAL APPROVED PARENT

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It was recently announced that the film Kristen shot this summer over quarantine, Federal Approved Parent, has won multiple accolades from the Independent Shorts Festival, IndieX Film Fest, and more! Watch the award-winning film HERE! ​Check out more about the film HERE!

INTERVIEW WITH VOYAGE LA

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Kristen was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles magazine, Voyage LA, as one of LA's Most Inspiring Stories! In her article, she goes into detail on the inception of her business, 42nd Street Stitches, and her journey as an actor.

 

Check out her article by clicking HERE!

SHORT FILM: FEDERAL APPROVED PARENT

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Kristen recently filmed a short film (yes, during quarantine!) called Federal Approved Parent. Not only that, she got to play a couple alongside her real life significant other/fellow actor, David Šášik!

 

With the implementation of new health and safety guidelines, this was one of the first films to be filmed during the COVID-19 quarantine! Click HERE to watch the film! 

Check out more about the film by clicking HERE!

GIDDY-UP ZOOM: A QUARANTINE BENEFIT CONCERT

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Kristen has had the utmost pleasure getting to support a wonderful charity, Tara's Chance, through a series of virtual concerts organized by Broadway Knights called Giddy-Up Zoom: A Quarantine Benefit Concert. She performed in all eight of the virtual concert alongside many other talented performers. The concerts have had themes such as Musical Theatre, British Invasion, American Icons, Off to the Movies, and shows centered around different decades (from the 50s through the 80s)! 

Check out the Broadway Knights Facebook page HERE to see the concerts on Facebook Live!

GLENDALE CENTRE THEATRE VIRTUAL CONCERT

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Kristen is so excited to have been invited to perform in Glendale Centre Theatre's virtual concert celebrating the many actors who have performed on the GCT stage! She got to reprise her role as Penny in Hairspray in a fun performance of "Mama I'm a Big Girl Now."

 

Click HERE to watch the concert on Facebook Live!

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AT GLENDALE CENTER THEATRE

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Kristen will be making her debut at the Glendale Center Theater in their children's series with a modern retelling of Alice in Wonderland, where she will be playing the mischievous Cheshire Cat!

Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, check back for more info on new dates!

MUSICAL MONDAYS CABARET: JEKYLL AND HYDE

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Kristen will be performing alongside two other talented artists in the weekly cabaret series, Musical Mondays, in West Hollywood on Monday, February 24th. She will be performing songs from the musical Jekyll and Hyde as the role of Emma. 

Check out the REEL tab on to see footage of full songs from her performance! 

THE POLAR EXPRESS INTERACTIVE TRAIN RIDE

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During this holiday season, make your way to Perris, California to see Kristen in The Polar Express Interactive Train Ride! Shows will be running from November 29th through December 29th. 

Buy your tickets before they sell out! Click HERE for ticketing and other info! 

PACIFIC PALS LIVE AT THE AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC

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Kristen is so excited to be joining the theatrical team at the renowned Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA. in two different shows, Pacific Pals LIVE! and Bertrand Gets a Check-Up. Kristen also gets to use the skill of puppetry in both of these productions, all while creating a fun and educational theater environment!

Catch her at the Aquarium of the Pacific every weekend! 

Get tickets HERE!

SCENIE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE

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Kristen recently was awarded a Scenie Award from StageScene LA for her performance as Ilona Ritter in She Loves Me at the Morgan-Wixson Theater during Fall 2018! 

She won Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role, and her entire production was awarded Outstanding Ensemble Cast of Lead Performers! 

MAMMA MIA AT THE LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

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Kristen is so excited to be returning to the Laguna Playhouse this summer in the hit musical, Mamma Mia, directed and choreographed by Karen Babcock Brassea. Kristen will be playing Ali and also will be understudying Sophie in this fun and infectious show!

Running July 5-28, 2019

Click on the link below to buy your tickets before it sells out!

https://purchase.lagunaplayhouse.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=6620

BROADWAY CLASSICS CABARET CONCERT

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Kristen is honored to be performing in an upcoming cabaret concert, Broadway Classics, presented by "Nancy's Cabaret"! She will be singing solos, duets, and ensemble numbers alongside three other talented actors. The show performs August 25th at 2pm, so buy your tickets now! 

 

For ticket info, click HERE!

A CHORUS LINE AT SIERRA REPERTORY THEATRE

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Kristen is beyond excited to be debuting at the Sierra Repertory Theatre this February, reprising the role of Maggie Winslow in the award-winning musical, A Chorus Line, directed by Russell Garrett. 

Running February 10th through March 24th, 2019. 

 

For more info on the production, click HERE!

For ticket purchasing, click HERE

GEOFFREY AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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Kristen recently was awarded the Geoffrey Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Ilona Ritter in She Loves Me at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre during Fall 2018! 

SIGNED ON WITH FIRESTARTER ENTERTAINMENT

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Kristen is thrilled to announce that she is now officially signed with FireStarter Entertainment in their Theatre Department!

http://www.firestarterentertainment.com/

BROADWAY WORLD: LA NOMINATION FOR BEST FEATURED ACTRESS

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Kristen recently received news that she was nominated by BroadwayWorld LA for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role of Ilona Ritter in She Loves Me!

For updates on this nomination or to vote, visit BroadwayWorld LA!

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS AT CANDLELIGHT PAVILION

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​Kristen is thrilled to be making her debut at the Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theater this winter as Noelle in The Perfect Christmas, written and directed by John LaLonde. 

Running November 30th through December 24th, 2018. 

 

For more info and ticket purchasing, call 909-626-1254.

https://www.candlelightpavilion.com/ 

SHE LOVES ME AT THE MORGAN-WIXSON THEATRE

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Kristen will be making her debut at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre in Santa Monica this September, starring as the flirty and feisty Ilona Ritter in She Loves Me, directed by Branda Lock.

Running September 22nd through October 14th, 2018

For more info and ticket purchasing, check out https://www.morgan-wixson.org/she-loves-me

UC IRVINE CLASS OF 2018

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In June 2018, Kristen graduated from University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre. She also received a minor in Psychology and Social Behavior, and graduated with Academic Honors. 

She is very excited to continue pursuing her love of musical theatre here in the Los Angeles area! 

A NIGHT ON BROADWAY: HAMILTON CONCERT

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Kristen has the great opportunity of performing alongside the cast of the Philip Tour of Hamilton on May 21, 2018. Through Broadway Knights, she will be singing with fellow thespians and the cast of Hamilton, with all proceeds of the night benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Los Angeles. 

BOUND FOR BROADWAY NYC SHOWCASE

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Kristen will be making her debut at The West End Lounge in New York City at the Bound for Broadway Showcase on March 28, 2018! She is very excited to be performing once again in the Big Apple!

 

For more information, check out http://thewestendlounge.com/event/bound-for-broadway/2018-03-28/

ROCK OF AGES AT UC IRVINE

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Kristen will be starring in a  dream role of hers as Sherrie in Rock of Ages at UC Irvine, directed by Myrona DeLaney.

Running March 16-17, 2018

SCENIE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE

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Kristen recently was awarded a Scenie Award from StageScene LA for her performance as Penny Pingleton at the Laguna Playhouse during Summer 2017! 

She won Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role, and her entire production was awarded Outstanding Ensemble Cast of Lead Performers! 

HAIRSPRAY AT THE LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

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Kristen will be making her debut at the Laguna Playhouse this summer as the role of Penny Pingleton in the Tony award winning musical, Hairspray!

Running July 5-30, 2017 

Now extended through August 5, 2017!

Buy your tickets now!!

https://www.lagunaplayhouse.com/2017-2018-main-stage-season/hairspray/

NEW YORK SATELLITE PROGRAM 2017

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Kristen recently returned from studying in a month long intensive with her fellow peers with UCI's renowned New York Satellite Program. She studied with Broadway's most influential and prestigious stars and teachers. At the end of the program, she made her off-Broadway debut at The Playroom Theatre in Excuse me..., an original song cycle with music by Josh Freilich and music by Kate Chadwick. 

CLOWN ALIENS AT UC IRVINE

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Kristen performs as the flirty Trixie in the world premier of Clown Aliens at UC Irvine, directed by Eli Simon. Getting the chance to be a part of the original cast of a production is always a one of a kind experience. 

Running March 11-19, 2017 

A CHORUS LINE AT CHANCE THEATER

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Kristen performs as Maggie  in A Chorus Line at Chance Theater directed by Oanh Nguyen.

Running July 1-31, 2016

Now extended through August 7th!