About Kristin

Kristin O’Neal joined the BDF family in 1999 as a work-study student then assumed her role as the BDF Box Office Manager and Guest Artist Liaison in 2007. Kristin enjoys her summers at BDF dancing, meeting artists from around the world and sharing with her dance family outside her home in Atlanta. Before moving to Atlanta, Kristin served on the dance faculty at the University of Florida (2008-14) where she specialized in teaching modern dance technique and contact improvisation. Having spent her earlier career in South Florida where she danced with Gerri Houlihan and Dale Andree’s Mary Street Dance Theatre, Kristin also served a seven-year tenure as the Dance Coordinator of Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Outside of academia, Kristin co-directed Moving Current Dance Collective (Tampa, FL.) 2009-2011 and has received commissions/honorariums for her choreography and collaborations from producers like the Miami Light Project, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Florida Dance Festival, MamLuft & Company (Cincinnati, OH), and Emory University. Her work has also been shown in New York City venues WOW Café Theatre and the Joyce/Soho (A.W.A.R.D. Show 2008!). Kristin received her MFA in Dance from Hollins University/ADF, is currently on dance faculty at Emory University and performs with Atlanta-based Catellier Dance Projects.