A versatile actress, Crystal has been in the performing arts world for almost 20 years, and has performed on stages in London, Vienna, Dallas, L.A, and Berkeley, CA. She excels in lead, supporting, and ensemble roles, and in addition to theater, she has experience in commercials, film, and improv. Crystal is also a prolific singer, having sung with jazz, rock, and funk bands and having trained in classical and musical voice. She studied voice at Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) and Music Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London, UK) where she completed an M.A. with honors.
In more recent years, Crystal has taken on the role of teaching and directing theater in San Francisco. Her work with students of all ages, focuses on creating intuitive, passionate, and conscientious performers. She believes the performing arts provides a unique method for social and emotional healing, and is the founder of Theater4Life, an organization dedicated to using the performing arts for personal development.