Krista trained as a Contemporary dancer at The Northern School of Contemporary dance. Often performing in works defined by Dance Theatre, Site-Specific, Experimental and Physical Theatre. Krista has performed at the Royal Opera House, rooftop of the Southbank Centre, Drury Lane ; Olivier Awards, The Barbican , Tramway, Corby Cube to name a few. She toured internationally with Performance artist Lauren Holstein as a collaborator and performer in years 2012-2018. Performing in the US, Germany, Iceland during their UK Tour. She performed with the acclaimed Frantic Assembly in No Way Back, and their Short Film ; Othello.


Her creative curiosity took her to work in projects beyond dance and leveraging the skills she gained into a variety of Creative roles in the Performing Arts Industry. As a MOVEMENT DIRECTOR and CHOREOGRAPHER,  she is working more broadly across the performing arts industry such as theatre, music theatre, circus, dance for camera and performance art sectors to name a few. 


As HIGHLY experienced workshops leader,  have a look at Krista’s ‘Training’ page and learn about any current workshops Krista is offering.


                           *** She is currently in post production for a short film she has directed and choreographed.

                           ***Krista has a new personal blog dedicated to movement, dance and creative process.

Krista is an incredible experienced movement director who has worked for Frantic Assembly for over 10 years. Krista has worked as a co-director for Frantic and also co-run our highest level of public training for artists as well as training new practitioners. Her ability to effortlessly command a room combined with her extensive knowledge and creativity allows her to create meaningful, innovative and exciting work.


Frantic Assembly Theatre Company

2005 BPA(hons.) in Contemporary Dance | 2006 Post Grad Diploma in Professional Performance Practice

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance

2011 MA In Dance Theatre; The Body in Performance

Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance



Photo 1 by Ellie Kurttz, with Shapes In Motion 

Photo 2 by Scott Graham, in studio with Frantic Assembly