Kristin Collins is The Artistic Home’s associate artistic director. She joined the company as an ensemble member in 2010 after serving as assistant director for the world-premiere of Jim Lynch's The Tallest Man. Kristin has appeared onstage at The Artistic Home as Hester Swane in By The Bog of Cats, Doris Walker in Miracle on 34th Street, Vanessa in Interrogation, Sara in Watch on the Rhine, Madelynne in Beaten, June in Marisol, Miss Lucy in Sweet Bird of Youth and Tina in Memories from Dreamland, which was featured in Cut to the Chase: Primetime. In 2013, she was nominated for a Non-Equity Jeff Award for Principal Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Theresa Bedell in Boy Gets Girl at Raven Theatre. Other notable Chicago credits include Margery in Victory Gardens Hand To God(understudy/performed), Sally Truman in Eclipse Theatre’s Lips Together, Teeth Apart , Mary Maude in Vieux Carre and Laura in the world-premiere of Dating Walter Dante at Raven Theatre, Jackie in the world-premiere The Killing of Michael X: A New Film by Celia Wallace at Jackalope Theatre, Beth in the Midwest premiere of The Mistakes Madeline Made at LiveWire Chicago and Sam in the midwest premiere of Neil LaBute's Some Girl(s) at Profiles Theatre, She can be seen next in Strawdog Theatre's production of Barbecue, which will performed as part of Steppenworlf's Looking Out Series this summer.