Karlee was born in the United States of America in 2000.
She completed her pre-professional training at St. Louis Ballet and Charlotte Ballet in the United States and was a member of Charlotte Ballet’s Second Company from 2018-2020. She continued to gain pre-professional training and performance experience upon joining Area Jeune Ballet’s Junior Company in Geneva, Switzerland, during 2020-2021.
Karlee has participated in summer courses and workshops at Nashville Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, Chautauqua School of Dance, and The School at Jacob’s Pillow, The Juilliard School of Dance, and Dutch National Ballet. Karlee has worked as a freelance artist in various projects along the East Coast in the USA.
Karlee joined Kamea Dance Company as a dancer in 2021.
“Kamea Dance Company stands out to me amongst others in light of the company’s unity, eye-catching passion, extreme strength and technique, and the artistic message expressed through the company’s repertoire. I am drawn to the unique and beautiful work prepared and shared by the company as a whole. I am immensely grateful to have the opportunity to unite, grow, and perform alongside such talented artists and to have the chance to share the company’s repertoire with international audiences”.