Born and raised in Albuquerque, NM, her theatrical training began at Working Classroom in 2006. There, she studied with guest instructors from Yale School of Drama, Naropa University and Tectonic Theater Project.
Upon receiving a scholarship from Working Classroom, she attended The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago, and graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in Acting. Subsequently, she worked with the Goodman Theatre, Adventure Stage, and Collaboraction Theatre. In 2013, Chris Jones from the Chicago Tribune chose her as one of the Top 10 upcoming talents in Chicago Theater.