- Is bilingual in English and Ukrainian due to her parents' Ukrainian heritage.
- Became interested in performing at the age of 3 when she participated in a poetry recital.
- Studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
- Made her Broadway debut as Billie Dawn in a stage production of Born Yesterday opposite Jim Belushi.
- Played Vanda in a 2011 Broadway production of David Ives' Venus in Fur, a role that led to her first Tony award.
- Named Stage Star of the Year by New York Magazine in 2011.
- Featured in Forbes' 2011 list of Top 30 Under 30 in entertainment.