Kirsten Johansen is a dancer, choreographer, and veteran of numerous junior colleges, San Francisco State and Tisch School of the Arts (BFA 1998, MFA 1999). Her work has been presented in Puebla, Mexico; Portland, OR; and New York City. She was a member of Gina Gibney Dance from 2002-2004, performing and bringing dance to survivors of domestic violence and homeless teens. In New York, she served as resident choreographer and assistant director for Another Theatre Company on Macbeth and The Seagull and choreographed for the theatrical productions American A**hole and Lady Convoy. She has taught at colleges in California and New York, at La Universidad de Las Americas in Puebla, and worked with The Lyon Opera Ballet in France. She recently completed Orfeo and The Ruhl Plays with the University of Redlands and is now choreographing Cabaret. Kirsten currently teaches at Riverside Community College and private studios and is a founding member of OddJobs Performance.