ANIMATED SHORT FILM: FOREVER NESTER

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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! 

BROADWAY CLASSICS CABARET CONCERT

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!

MAMMA MIA AT THE LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

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

A CHORUS LINE AT SIERRA REPERTORY THEATRE

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

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

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

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

​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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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