- Began acting in second grade in a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) production, playing a drug dealer.
- Made Broadway debut in April 2008 in a revival of Clifford Odets' The Country Girl, starring Morgan Freeman and Frances McDormand, and directed by Mike Nichols.
- Also starred on Broadway in a 2008 revival of Peter Shaffer's Equus with Daniel Radcliffe.
- Auditioned for the role of Sookie Stackhouse in True Blood, but did not get the part; eventually offered the part of Sarah Newlin, wife of anti-vampire evangelist Steve Newlin.
- In 2011, appeared off-Broadway in All New People, Zach Braff's playwriting debut.