Kristina McCloskey

Acting Teacher

Kristina McCloskey is a Director, Intimacy Choreographer and Theatre Educator originally from Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Drama and worked professionally in Chicago as a Director and Arts Administrator prior to relocating to West Michigan. Recently she taught Shakespeare and Movement at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and has also led Intimacy Workshops for Grand Valley State University, Ghostlight Theatre, the Playhouse at White Lake and Pigeon Creek Shakespeare. She is so excited to be teaching with GRCT this year and to give students the tools to be brave, vulnerable storytellers (and have fun while doing so)!

What inspires you?
Community-sustaining theatre, puppets, world-building fantasy novels, and music!

Who is your favorite fictional character?
Samwise Gamgee

What was your favorite after school snack growing up?
A classic — cookies & milk!