Kristen Klein hails from Branford, Connecticut and received her dance training from the New Haven Ballet School, North Carolina Dance Theater, Ballet Austin, and Boston Ballet. Ms. Klein went on to study at The Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA where she graduated Cum Laude in 2008 with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography. After graduating she transplanted to Brooklyn, NY and founded Inclined Dance Project in early 2009. She has performed with the Harvard University Historical Society, Tiffany Spearman, Chie Mukai, Catie Cuan & Dancers, Christina Sukhgian Houle, Six Degrees Dance Company, Tribe of Human, C. Eule Dance, Leyya Mona Tawil/Dance Elixir, and Kelley Donovan & Dancers. She has been featured in Dance Spirit Magazine, Critical Dance Magazine, Ballet-Dance Magazine, and on Dancemedia.com. Kristen’s choreographic works have been performed in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Japan.
Since its creation, Inclined Dance Project has performed at various venues and festivals including Baruch College, NEWSTEPS, The Center for Performance Research, Peridance Capezio Center, Triskelion Arts, Dixon Place, The Flea Theater, University Settlement, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Gibney Dance Center, PMT House of Dance, The Muse Brooklyn, the 2009 and 2010 DUMBO Dance Festivals, Vox Nous’ 60x60 Dance, the 2010-2014 CoolNY Dance Festivals, WAXWorks, and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas among others. Now in it’s fourth year, IDP continues to grow and develop as an artistic force in the New York City dance scene.