Kris holds a B.A. from College of the Ozarks, where she minored in theatre. While there she was voted best student choreographer by her peers, and worked behind the scenes on many shows including organizing the mass communication department's annual fundraiser show her senior year. She has appeared in several ACTS productions and worked in a variety of positions behind the scenes.
Outside of theatre, she works at West Cal-Cam Hospital in the IT department and part-time at Books-a-million. She is a cantor for Our Lady of Prompt Succor, and enjoys reading during her free time. She would like to thank her husband Aaron for his incredible support though her years at the theatre.
Kris directed her first main stage production with The Secret Garden at ACTS in 2013. Previously she directed 2 summer showcase fundraisers, as well as The Bard Upon the Lake Production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare for ACTS.
In 2014, she directs Love, Loss, and What I Wore for ACTS.