Kersten grew up dancing at Bobbies School of Performing Arts in Thousand Oaks, CA,
where she trained in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and contemporary styles.
She then went on to graduate from the Edge Scholarship Program in Los Angeles.
In 2003 she became a member of Myo Dance Company under the direction of Josie Walsh.
Kersten has assisted and danced for some of the most well renowned choreographers in the
business, including Michael Rooney, Mandy Moore, Dan Karaty, and more. Credits include
"Dancing with the Stars", Fox's hit show "Glee", the regional tour of "Glee",
"America's Got Talent", the National American Idol Promo Ads, the upcoming film,
"The Muppets", Nickelodeon show "The Fresh Beat Band", assistant on "So You Think You Can Dance",
and more. Kersten is also a master teacher and choreographer in the LA area and around the
country. She is now a third time finalist for the Ace Award in New York City for her choreography.
This past March she was awarded the "Emerging Choreographer Award" at Regional Dance America/Southwest
for her work set on Louisiana Delta Ballet. Kersten is incredibly grateful to have dance in her
life and is excited to see where it will bring her next!