Cecily was born and raised in Kansas City. She began dancing at the age of five with Westport Ballet Theatre. She later went on to apprentice their professional company. When the school closed its doors in 1998, Cecily continued her training with Kansas City Ballet. In 2001 Cecily was accepted into UMKC's Conservatory of Music and Dance where she completed her BFA in Dance. After graduation she danced professionally with Reach-A Movement Collective and Unleashed Dance Company. She served as the Regional Director of A Fairytale Ballet for three years and began teaching at In The Light in 2006. After living in Seattle for two years Cecily is thrilled to back with In The Light.
Cecily performed at Starlight Theatre as well as Shakespeare in the Park. She was accepted into summer programs at Virginia School of the Arts, The Rock School of Ballet in Pennsylvania, Joffrey Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Cecily also completed a summer apprenticeship with Studio 150.
Cecily teaches Ballet, Pointe, Monophonic, Jazz 1, Combo, and Rompers.