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Kristen Marshall was born in Plantation, Florida, and began her early training in Savannah, Georgia with Madeline Walker Ballet School under Gaye Baxley. She continued her training at Summer Intensives at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, The Rock School for Dance Education and Atlanta Ballet. In 2014, she began her career with Atlanta Ballet where she danced as Rosita in Helen Pickett’s Camino Real and appeared in Bruce Wells’ Snow White, John McFall’s The Nutcracker, David Bintley’s Carmina Burana, George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Marius Petitpa’s Paquita and Yuri Possokhov’s Firebird. Her favorite role was the title character in John McFall’s Sleeping Beauty with Atlanta Ballet 2 in 2016. In 2017, Marshall was promoted to the Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II program where she danced in Michael Pink’s Candide Overture, The Nutcracker, La Bohéme and Swan Lake.