, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, did most of her
dance training at Donna's Dance Place, where her
primary teachers were students at the University of Iowa
.She is now a student at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, studying voice and violin and majoring in music education.Her dance background includes tap, ballet, pointe, modern, and jazz, she was captain of an award-winning high school dance team, and has taught students ages 3-18 in all levels.She most recently performed in Lawrence University's production of "Hansel and Gretel" as a Forest Sprite and was dance captain for the production.She
has choreographed high school and middle school show choirs and musicals in both Iowa and Maine.