Kristy is a theater maker, educator and activist based in New York City. She focuses on new work and recontextualizing classics, especially those bringing light to marginalized voices and narratives often not heard. Her directorial work has been seen at many noted artistic institutions: Lincoln Center Theater, The Public Theater, The McCarter Theater, Labyrinth Theatre Co, Rattlestick, Theatre Row, The Lark Play Development Center, among others. She was the founding Artistic Director of Overturn Theatre, where she commissioned and produced an array of new works that focused on questioning universals through artistic exploration. She has worked administratively in Artistic, Production, Literary, and Development at The Vineyard Theatre, The Lark Play Development Center, Theatre 167, Planet Connections, EyeKnee Coordination, and Making Books Sing. Kristy is a very active advocate for performers with disabilities or as she likes to say “differently abled” and is an honorary member and curator of the Little People Of America Dwarf Artist Coalition. She holds a B.F.A in Acting from SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory and an M.F.A in Directing from Brooklyn College.