Originally from Massachusetts, Kirsten Evans began training in the Festival Ballet Providence School in Rhode Island at age 11.
She performed as a member of FBP’s Junior Company for 5 years before joining the main company as a trainee in 2010.
Kirsten Evans has attended summer intensives with The Nutmeg Conservatory, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Valentina Kozlova’s Dance Conservatory NY, and was a member of the Jacob’s Pillow Summer Dance Festival in 2009.
Ms. Evans was a two time finalist in the Youth American Grand Prix Ballet Competition in New York City, where she was awarded several scholarships as well as a traineeship with Ballet West in Utah.
Previous roles with FBP include first and second pas de trois in Balanchine’s Agon, Pas de Trois and Cygnets in Swan Lake, Willi in Giselle, Factory Girl in Viktor Plotnikov’s Carmen, the roles of Clara, Lead Snowflake, Lead Flower, Marzipan and Spanish in The Nutcracker, Witch in Plotnikov’s The Widow’s Broom, and Wendy in Jorden Morris’ Peter Pan.
Kirsten is also pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts/Journalism at Providence College part time.
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