KRISTEN HAMMER began her training in Bloomfield Hills, MI, at Geiger Classical Ballet Academy and Michigan Classic Ballet Company. Her training continued at Boston Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet. Ms. Hammer was awarded scholarship at Butler University and graduated with her B.S. in Dance Arts Administration. She was then invited to join Nevada Ballet Theatre where she performed in Serenade by George Balanchine and in numerous collaborations with Cirque du Soliel.
Ms. Hammer is currently a company dancer with Madison Ballet where she has been featured as the Spring Fairy in Cinderella, the Ballerina Doll in The Nutcracker, a Gypsy in Dracula, the First Theme in The Four Temperaments and in Elegie by George Balanchine. Ms. Hammer has additionally performed in Swan Lake, Giselle, The Rite of Spring, and Balanchine’s Raymonda Variations.