- Born in Michigan but moved to Florida at a young age.
- Studied with actress Jane Alexander at Florida State University and the Asolo Theater in Florida.
- Studied playwriting and Shakespearean and Restoration performance under professors who worked with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
- Started a non-profit theater production company called I'm a Parade Productions.
- Wrote, produced and directed the short film Eggshells for Soil in 2010.