Kirsten Nagiba began ballet lessons in Boston at age 5. She studied with Boston Ballet and later performed with New York City Ballet in Saratoga Springs for three consecutive summers. Kirsten joined Boston Ballet II in 1984 at age 16 where she also performed with the main company as an apprentice. From 1986-1988 Kirsten danced with the Omaha Ballet Company. In 1988, she joined Pittsburg Ballet Theater where she spent nine years performing numerous corps de ballet, soloists and principal roles. With a performing career of 20 years, encompassing a wide range of roles,choreographers and styles, Kirsten's goal is to pass on her knowledge and experience to her VBTS students.