Krista is originally from Finland. She works as a Movement Director, Director and
Performer in theatre, dance and circus. She trained at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance and gained her Masters at Trinity Laban.
For Frantic Assembly:
Krista has worked with Frantic since 2010 and was the Associate Practitioner on Beautiful Burnout, Lovesong and Othello. She has taught on several Frantic Assembly’s Teacher training courses, Advanced training, International Summer school, the MA in Collaborative theatre making and was the lead practitioner for a collaborative project with United Learning . She directs creative residencies and delivers workshops in the Frantic method around the UK and internationally.
As Movement Director/Director for Frantic Assembly ;
Everything Is Different in This Moment ( Ryerson, Canada ) , Jumping Puddles ( Open Clasp Theatre ), Harder,Better, Faster, Stronger(Hijinx Theatre), Sleeping through my alarm ( Belgrade Theatre )
Assistant Movement Director; Platform ( Old Vic New Voices ), 24 hour celebrity Gala ( Old Vic ).
As performer; No Way Back ( Corby Cube ), Othello short film ( Canvas Arts ).
In 2019 Krista was extremely proud to Co - Directed Into The Light with Scott Graham.
Outside of Frantic Assembly, Krista is a long time collaborator with a performance artist The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein and Co. and a Creative Associate of Upswing Aerial Circus Company.