Grace has been a student of ballet since she was 2 years old.  The great grand daughter of Lareen Fender, Grace has found great passion in dance of all styles and the theatre arts.  As part of the Advanced Training program she was part of The Ballet Joyeux and  performed many roles in Once Upon A Christmas, The Star Wars Ballet, Joplin pieces, Tribute to Queen and many others.  
Grace is alumni of the Young REP Summer training program held at the Lesser Center for the Arts.  She studied in the Acting Training program and Musical Theatre program for 7 years.  She is a proud member of Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble. Grace was seen in many CCMT productions, Matilda, Billy Elliot, Gypsy (Baby Louise) The Music Man (Gracie Shinn) OKLAHOMA!, and Joseph and the Amazing.. and with Center REP,  A Christmas Carol (Fan, Martha Cratchit and Belle).  Grace is honored to be on the teaching staff and finds great joy in helping others believe in themselves through the world of dance.