Hometown: Denver, CO
Joined OKC Ballet in 2021
Carlie Preskitt, originally from Denver, Colorado, started her training at Danse Etoile Ballet under Marie-Jose Payannet. Shortly after, she moved to Oklahoma where she trained at the Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School for four years under the direction of Viktoria Page before attending the University of Oklahoma where she earned her BFA in Ballet Performance and BS in Multiple Disciplinary Studies with a neuroscience focus.
Her repertoire includes works by Margo Sappington, Ben Stevenson, George Balanchine, Septime Webre, Amy Hall Garner, Colin Conner, Austin Hartel, Robert Mills, Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye, Boyko Dossev, and Mary Margaret Holt. She joined Oklahoma City Ballet II in 2020 and was promoted to apprentice in 2021. In addition, Preskitt is currently a research assistant at OU Health Sciences Center.