Jordan Kriston was born in Illinois and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. She earned a BFA in Dance Performance from Arizona State University while performing with Movement Source Dance Company of Phoenix. In 2006 she moved to Brooklyn, NY to pursue a career in dance. During her time in New York, Kriston had the pleasure of working with H.T Chen and Dian Dong, Douglas Dunn and Karl Anderson. She thanks them all for how much she has learned from them. She presented her own work at Treskelion Arts in Brooklyn in 2010. After auditioning twice, Kriston was thrilled to start a full-time position with Pilobolus Dance Theatre in August 2010. She loves being part of the fungus. Kriston also enjoys writing and National Geographic Magazine. Kriston would like to thank her family for supporting her, especially her sister Micah Kriston for always inspiring her in dance and in other ways.