Skyler earned her B.F.A in Dance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with the honor of receiving the UMKC Conservatory Chancellor’s Scholarship and Ovation’s Award. Skyler has also been on full scholarship at Kansas City Ballet School, Joffrey Ballet School, The Ailey School, and the RDA Craft of Choreography Conference. As a Student Apprentice with Kansas City Ballet, she performed in Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker, La Fille Mal Gardee, and Voyager. Skyler has toured in The Nutcracker with the Albany Berkshire Ballet Company and performed with the Wylliams Henry Contemporary Dance Theater. Skyler danced as an Apprentice with the Sarasota Ballet Company and later enjoyed being the assistant to the Education Director and an instructor with the Sarasota Ballet School. With over 10 years of experience, Skyler has taught at numerous schools and is also a certified Pilates instructor in Classical Pilates Education and DK Body Balance. Skyler truly enjoys teaching all ages and dance styles and is dedicated to education in the arts. She feels privileged to be on staff at Kansas City Ballet.