Kristen Groves, MFA
Kristen Jeppsen Groves, choreographer, dancer, and educator, received an M.F.A. in choreography from the Ohio State University and a B.A. in Dance Education from Brigham Young University. Kristen was honored to be a selected choreographer for ADF’s Here and Now in 2016 and North Carolina Dance Festival Touring Artist for the 2014-2015 season. Her choreographic works have been presented in Ohio, Utah, Las Vegas, New York, New Mexico, North Carolina, and abroad in Senegal, Mail, Morocco, and Italy. She co-founded and co-directed Artist, Interrupted: a women’s art collective from 2011-2014, organizing workshops and performances in Washington D.C., Ohio, Kansas, and Utah. Kristen has worked as an independent dance artist since 2011, creating works for various professional companies and university programs.