Kristalyn Gill

Kristalyn Gill graduated from East Carolina University with dual degrees in Dance Performance (BFA) and Interpersonal/Organization Communication (BS) on full-scholarship. She is a choreographer, dancer, researcher, spoken word poet, and self-published author of her poetry book titled “she was familiar with wars.”

Kristalyn has trained with Sidra Bell, Sarah Slipper, Glen Edgerton, Hélène Blackburn, Koresh Dance Company, and BODYTRAFFIC in addition to studying at the American Dance Festival. She has performed the repertory of William Forsythe, Roni Koresh, Emily Schoen, Amanda K. Miller, Anton Lachky, Arthur Pita, and Gustavo Ramírez Sansano. Additionally, Kristalyn has danced in original works by Menghan Lou, Kristen Céré, Joe Cotler, Mark Haim, and Kanon Sapp. In 2014, Kristalyn was a soloist performer at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre for the American Dance Guild Festival.

Kristalyn’s most recent choreographic works have been presented at BodyVox Dance Center and Headwaters Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Her work has also been shown at the WAXworks Showcase in New York City at the Triskellion Arts Center in addition to the American Dance Festival Student Showcase in Durham, NC.

Currently, she is a company member of Shaun Keylock Company and 11 Dance Company as well as a freelance dancer and choreographer in the Greater Portland area.

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