Kristen Demaree earned an MFA in dance from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Growing up in Boulder, she trained with her mother Barbara Demaree at Ballet Arts Boulder, as well as being part of the faculty. Kristen teaches ballet and folk dancing, and is also a musician specializing in Scandinavian folk fiddle. She also co-directs a local dance company “Delusions of Grandeur Productions” in order to support and promote collaboration between local artists in the Colorado front-range community. Kristen enjoys teaching the wonderful and vibrant students of Longmont Dance Theater and is excited for the new adventures of Centennial State Ballet.