Born and raised in Columbia, SC., Carol Anne started dancing at the age of three at the Columbia Conservatory of Dance. At the age of eight she began competing with the Columbia City Jazz Company until the age of eighteen. Being a part of this company allowed her to work with choreographers such as Mia Michaels, Jason Parsons, Tyce Diorio, Mandy Moore, Ray Leeper, Lauren Adams, Desiree Robins, Doug Caldwell, Dee Caspery, Travis Wall, and Nick Lazzarini. Carol Anne also had the opportunity to travel overseas performing in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Munich, Germany, Singapore City, Singapore, and at the Tanzsommer Dance Festival in Vienna, Austria. After completing high school, Carol Anne attended Columbia College in Columbia, SC, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance and Choreography. As part of the Columbia College Dance Company, she performed at the American College Dance Festival Association at Florida State University and the University of Mississippi. Carol Anne also performed at the SCAPHERD Dance Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where her choreography was showcased at the SCADancing Festival at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina. After graduation, Carol Anne started teaching jazz and lyrical dance at the Columbia Conservatory of Dance, where she started the contemporary dance program during her second year. Currently, Carol Anne is in her tenth year at the Columbia Conservatory of Dance. Carol Anne was also a member of The Power Company Collaborative Contemporary Dance Company after graduation for seven years, from 2010-2017. Being a part of POCOCO allowed her to teach several dance residencies throughout the state of South Carolina in public schools. In 2014 she joined T.O.Dance Inc., founded by Terrance Henderson, in Columbia, SC, where she currently continues to train. Carol Anne is also starting her first season, in 2019, with Moving Body Dance Company, founded by Erin Bailey. While teaching and performing, Carol Anne also has choreographed for A.C. Flora Dance, Dutch Fork Middle School Dance, and for the Beatles Ballet performed by The Columbia City Ballet, founded by William Starrett.