apprentice, was born and raised in Wisconsin where she began her formal dance training. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a Business minor, from University of Arizona where she studied with Melissa Lowe, Sam Watson, Michael Williams, Amy Ernst, Douglas Nielsen, James Clouser, Tamara Dyke-Compton and Elizabeth George. Upon graduating, she apprenticed with Thodos Dance Chicago, where she trained with many artists in the area including teachers with Hubbard Street, Visceral, and River North dance companies. In 2015, she traveled to Europe to assist Sam Watson at the Tanz Danza Dance Festival in Bolzano, Italy. Her performances include "Carnival Choreographers Ball,” "World of Dance" and "Danceworks Milwaukee,” as well as larger events including Capezio's 125th Anniversary Gala and Dizzy Feet Foundation's Benefit Gala.