Originally from Massachusetts, Ms. Evans began training in the FBP School at age 11. She performed as a member of FBP's Junior Company for 5 years before joining the main company as a trainee in 2010. Ms. Evans has attended summer intensives with Bolshoi Ballet Academy, The Nutmeg Conservatory, and was a member of the Jacob's Pillow Summer Dance Festival in 2009. Ms. Evans was a two-time finalist in the Youth American Grand Prix Ballet Competition in New York City, where she was awarded several scholarships as well as a traineeship with Ballet West in Utah. Previous roles with FBP include Wendy in Jorden Morris' Peter Pan, pas de trois, Big Swans, and Cygnets in Swan Lake, Princess Tsarevna in The Firebird, the roles of Sugarplum Fairy, Clara, Spanish and Marzipan in The Nutcracker, and principal in Etudes, as well as principal roles in George Balanchine's Apollo, Agon, and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux. Kirsten has also been featured in contemporary works by Viktor Plotnikov, Dominic Walsh, Ilya Kozadayev, Joseph Morrissey, and others. Kirsten is also pursuing a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts/Journalism at Providence College. This is Ms. Evans' seventh season with the company.