Krystal is originally from Washington, DC. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts under the direction of Charles Auggins and Sandra Fortune. Butler moved to New York City and graduated from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, where she obtained her BFA in Dance Performance. She received full-tuition scholarships to attend the American Dance Festival in 2004 and again in 2008 where she had the opportunity to work with artists such as Robert Battle, Katherine Duke, Camille Brown, and Dianne McIntyre, to name a few. Krystal has been a member of INSPIRIT, a dance company and Forces of Nature Dance Theater. Butler has also toured with the theater company, Art Creates Life where she performed at the National Theatre of Dakar in Dakar, Senegal in the play "JUNKANOO" and in Europe in the show, MAGNIFICO Circus produced by Andre Heller. Krystal joined Shadowland in Nov. 2011. She is honored to be part of Pilobolus Dance Theater. Krystal thanks her family and friends for all their love and support. From her heart, EXPLORE.CREATE.CHANGE.