She began her professional career at the age of 18 when she joined Ballet West in Salt Lake City, Utah as a Corps de Ballet member. During her seven years with Ballet West, she worked through the ranks to Soloist and Principal Dancer. She then joined Boston Ballet as Soloist where she was later promoted to Principal Dancer often partnered with Fernando Bujones. She performed the role of Juliet with Bujones in Choo San Goh’s Romeo & Juliet at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and toured with Mr. Bujones throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. After six years in Boston, she joined Ballet Internationale (formerly Indianapolis Ballet Theatre) as a Principal Dancer in July 1994. She danced with the company for ten years, retiring in 2004.