Kristen Vasilakos is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. She recently graduated from The University of Iowa with a BFA in Dance and a BA in Health and Human Physiology. Kristen was the recipient of the Iowa Center for the Arts scholarship for freshmen. During her time at Iowa, she performed works by several choreographers including George De La Pena, Eloy Barragan, Charlotte Adams, Armando Duarte, Kristin Marrs, Ellie Goudie, and Lisa Gonzales. Additionally, she was selected to be a part of the 2013-2014 University of Iowa Dancers in Company and toured with them throughout the Midwest. Kristen previously trained at intensives with Northwest Dance Project, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Cincinnati Ballet, The Kirov Academy of Ballet, and Interlochen School of the Arts. Kristen is thrilled to be a part of Thodos Dance Chicago as an intern/trainee for her first season.