Kristine Halker is a Dayton, Ohio Native and has been calling Brooklyn home for the last 10 years. She began her training at the Dayton Ballet School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Cincinnati's Conservatory of Music. Since living in NYC, Kristine has performed in many musicals including the National Tours of Disney's The Little Mermaid and The Music Man. Kristine has always enjoyed teaching dance and is thrilled to be a Teaching Artist for The Mark Morris Dance Group. Her classes aim to be upbeat and fun while still teaching the fundamentals of dance and challenging the students to reach higher and higher.