Kristian Arciaga was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia and has been dancing since age 3. He trained out of New Westminster until age fifteen when he decided to take his dancing more seriously. He then moved to the (former) West Vancouver Dance Conservatory under the co-directorship of Stephana Arnold and Tania Brossoit. After graduating, he was accepted to the Arts Umbrella Post Graduate Program to present. Kristian has performed works by artists including Crystal Pite, Anne Plamondon, Marco Goecke, Fernando Magadan, Stephana Arnold and many others. Kristian is honoured to be a part of the Ballet BC Annex Program.