Crissy Smidt

Crissy started ballet in Colorado Springs before embarking on a professional career in ballet. Crissy studied ballet with Ballet West summer school program, Pacific Northwest Ballet School & School of American Ballet until becoming a professional with Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle. Crissy continued her career with the National Ballet of Canada then finished it with the Richmond Ballet. Crissy has been a guest artist for a number of dance companies such as David Taylor Dance Theater & Ballet Jorgen to name a few.

On top of being an active participant in the ballet community; Crissy is owner and operator of Colorado Art of Acupuncture LLC, which has locations in Denver and Longmont. Crissy is active in the transgender community, volunteering her time with Outboulder. Crissy identifies as she, her, hers, and Miss.

Crissy has been influenced choreographically by George Balanchine, Bill Solo, Val Canparolli, Philip Neal, Julie Kent, Crystal Pike. Crissy is pleased to be part of Centennial State Ballet as their resident choreographer, and an active teacher with Longmont Dance Theatre.