- Was encouraged to channel her energy toward acting by her second-grade guidance counselor.
- Studied acting as a child at the Berkshire Public Theatre.
- Played soccer and basketball in high school; also ran track.
- After graduating from college, she trained at New York’s Circle in the Square Theatre.
- Appeared as Bridget in singer R. Kelly's hip-hopera Trapped in the Closet.
- First series-regular role came on the short-lived ABC drama October Road, starring Bryan Greenberg and Laura Prepon.