About Kristen Finlay
Kristen first became a member of Walterdale Theatre Associates when she was cast in the 2006 One Act, Lunatic, by Jacqueline Lamb. That Fall she was cast in Steel Magnolias and joined the Board of Directors as Secretary. Over the next few years Kristen acted, painted and Directed (Crimes of the Heart) and saw her play Pieces produced by Walterdale before becoming Artistic Director for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons. Over her tenure as AD she directed The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Rabbit Hole and added set design (Village of Idiots) and Props (Much Ado About Nothing) to her resume. She completed one more year on the Board as Treasurer following her seasons as AD and although she left the Board after the 2011-2012 season, she remains actively involved in Walterdale Activities managing Props Rentals, acting as Social Media Rep, working FOH, Master Painting, Directing and Acting. She started the Blog "We are Walterdale" in 2009 and is happy to see it become an official part of the Walterdale website.