Kristy-Li Strand grew up on a banana farm in Honolulu, and began dancing and singing in shows all over the island of Oahu at 8 years old. After graduating from the University of Evansville in Indiana, Kristy-Li joined Creating Arts Company in LA and performed in various shows. She then worked for Surflight Theatre in New Jersey, and performed and recorded music in New York City as well as taught dance and acting classes to children. Most recently, she worked in South Korea as an actress, singer, dancer, composer, and script writer at English Musicals Korea. Kristy-Li is thrilled to be working for HTY and is excited for the season! She loves musical theater, films, painting, and speaking Korean.