After a traumatic bullying experience caused by one of her closest friends, Carly found her voice through acting. She established her school’s National Bullying Prevention Center’s National Unity Day and worked to raise money for her school’s counseling program. Carly also founded Art4All and partnered with the local homeless program to provide free access to theater performances. She has also taught voice and acting lessons in afterschool programs in hopes of empowering youth who have also experienced trauma due to bullying. Carly also serves as a member and the comedy troupe captain of her school’s theater guild. She is an experienced student of both dance and theater.