Movement Director & Choreographer
Krista is originally from Finland where she trained in Jazz dance and Classical Ballet. Now based in England, she creates work in professional, community, youth theatre & dance settings.
She is the recipient of DYCP grant by Arts Council England 2023, allowing her to hone her skills as a Movement Director and Choreographer for Screen and Medium/Large scale shows.
Krista has an endless curiosity about the potentials of the body in performance. Her expertise lies in physically driven storytelling, whether through simple nuanced movement or complex choreography. She is a skillful Theatre Maker and Collaborator and gets very excited about cross-discipline collaborations.
What People Say :
Catrina McHugh MBE
Artistic Director & Writer
Open Clasp Theatre
“Krista was the Movement Director with Jumping Puddles, an Open Clasp production and worked alongside the director to create an amazing piece of work that toured throughout the North of England. Open Clasp work in a unique way to honour the voices of women and girls we work with. Krista held those voices and told their stories with sensitivity, creativity and beauty.”
“ Krista was movement director and choreographer on the show Home Sweet Home I directed for Freedom Studios, featuring professional actors and a community chorus of older people. Her work was incredible and varied, from physical theatre to Bollywood dance routines. It lifted the show to new levels. ”
Freelance Theatre Maker and Movement Director
“ Krista is creative, knowledgable and hard working. Her profound understanding of anatomy, space, and story telling allows for actors to find safe, fun, and surprising ways in to text and narrative. When I’m given the chance, I snap up opportunities to work with Krista!! ”
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