Kristen’s professional career began at the the age of 17 when she was awarded a place and full scholarship at one of London’s top Drama schools ‘The Guildford School Of Acting’. During her time at Guildford Kristen was selected to represent the school as part of the’GSA Singers’ show choir, enabling her to perform in many different venues in and around London.
At the end of her second year Kristen was taken from GSA for a term to co-write and star in Sir Richard Stilgoe’s world premiere of ‘Exit Allan’ at the Sherman Theatre as part of the Musical Theatre festival Cardiff.
During her 3rd year at GSA Kristen took many roles, including:-
Sharon- A Slice Of Saturday Night – GSA Studio Theatre –MD: Keith Heyman
Magicians Assistant- Pippin – The Electric Theatre Guildford
After graduating with a 1st Class Honours Degree Kristen was Lucky enough to take part in many shows such as:-
P. Patty/Swing- Snoopy The Musical- New Players London- Dir: Arthur Whitelaw
Sally Brown – Snoopy The Musical – Criterion Theatre London – Dir: Clive Carter
1Of 2- The Ladies Who Lunch- English Speaking Theatre Of Bruges
1Of 2 – The Ladies Who Lunch – Jermyn Street Theatre-London
Soloist – Grease Tribute – Jersey
Soloist – Footprints Of A Giant-Laudadale House – Highgate
Nora – A Dolls House – GSA Studio Theatre – Dir: Amanda Fawcett & Peter Barlow
Miss Julie/Christine – Miss Julie- Manchester- Entrance Theatre Company- Dir: Carol Solazzo Co Script writer Of ‘The Archers’
Co Presenter – Football Site –www.beontv.com- Dir: Howard Jameson
Vocalist- Album of ‘Michael Lee Morrisson’- M.L.Morrisson
In addition to Kristen’s performing she has worked for 11 years as an Early Stages teacher for ‘Stagecoach Theatre Arts’ in Blackheath London.
Kristen taught at the ‘Deborah Day Theatre School Trust’ for 4 years, where she ran a successful Show Choir winning 1st Place at the ‘British Arts Awards’.
Kristen is currently the Musical Director on the Musical Theatre course at Canterbury College, and the Singing and Drama teacher at Chartham Theatre School.
Katie and Kristen’s Pupils have performed in London’s West End’s – Billy Elliot, The Lion King, Evita, The Wizard of Oz, Into The Hoods ( Zoonation ), The Snowman ( Birmingham Rep ). BBC’s – Crimson Petal and the White, Simon Amstells’s – Grandma’s House, Jacqueline Wilson’s Dustbin Baby.