Carly is a graduate of Cary-Grove High School and continued her performance education at Bradley University in Peoria, where she studied Public Relations and Theatre.
While at Bradley, she was a member of the Bravettes Dance Team and began her ventures in choreography through local high schools' productions. Upon graduation, she moved to Las Vegas, working in entertainment PR and event planning. She has additional corporate experience in recruiting and marketing.
Carly is a freelance dance instructor and choreographer for many studios, schools, and adult and children's theatre companies throughout the Chicagoland area. She is also an avid performer and is pursuing her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Bradley University.