Krista Ellensohn, originally from LeMars, Iowa, graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in Business Management, Dance Minor, and a Performing Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate in August 2011. Following graduation, Krista moved to Chicago to pursue a professional career in Arts Administration. She has trained in a variety dance styles and has studied fwith top artists including: Trae Turner, Miguel Antonio, Joshua Bergasse, Gary Beauford, Gigi Torres, Karen Gayle, and many others. She has performed at many local and regional dance showcases, including: Dance Chicago, THE ONE, Chicago Carnival, Columbia’s Faculty/Grad Showcase, Mad Expressions Showcase in Atlanta, and World of Dance Live in Universal City to name few. She has competed in WOD Dallas, WOD Chicago, Prelude Midwest, and Hip Hop International Championships in Las Vegas. Additionally, she performed with BOOM CRACK! as a guest artist during the Chicago Bull's 2015/2016 Basketball season. Krista currently serves as a director, choreographer, and performer for BOOM CRACK! Dance Company. She is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, and teaches annually for Hubbard Street’s Level III (Advanced) Summer Intensive Program.