Kristyl started dancing ballet at the age of 2. She dances for exercise, when she's joyous, and when she is waiting randomly for the next best thing.
Kristyl was raised in family of educators. In 2004, she graduated with a BA in Theatre and a Minor in Music from Georgia Southern University. In 2007, she graduated with a MFA in Acting from the New School for Drama, and she is working on a PhD in Theatre & Performance Studies at the University of Georgia.
An Army Brat, Kristyl attended four different elementary schools.