From New Jersey where she began her dance and gymnastics training at the age of 6. During this time she competed in pageants and began to held titles such as, Miss Salem County, World Exquisite Miss, Miss Black Awareness and many more. She received her Degree in Dance from the University of the Arts where she is currently on staff and senior member with “Rennie Harris Puremovement". Her performance credits include the VH1 Fashion awards with Macy Gray, BET’s Comicview, the BET Awards with Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, MTV’s Lip Service, and MTV’s Global Groove. She was the featured dancer and choreographer for Jill Scott’s “Big Beautiful Tour” and has had the opportunity to be in the swing cast for the Groovaloo Show in LA, a video with Mike Philips, the Italy Tour with Kathy Sledge, and make an appearance in the movie Beloved, the show Monk and Dance Magazine.
Crystal’s choreography has been featured nationally and internationally for shows such as The Fringe Festival, The Garden State Dance Festival, 76ers Dance Team, University of the Arts, The Rock School, Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts, Hip Hop Extravaganza in Bermuda, Taipei University of the Arts in Taiwan, Cruzan Dance in St. Croix, Encore Danses En Tourneau and Dance Ability in Canada, August Wilson Dance Ensemble and many more.
She is also a judicator for the Miss America Organization, DanceQuest in Canada and Assistant Director for Dancers Inc. Competition and Convention. She is the former Co-Founder of Montazh Performing Arts Company where in 2006 she received an “Art and Change” grant from the Leeway Foundation for “Ladies of Hip Hop”. Currently Crystal is the Founder of Slither Dance Project and can be found on staff at many prestigious schools throughout the Tri-State area teaching all styles of dance.