Ms. Schooling was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and began her training at The Lancaster School of Ballet. She then went on to train at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under Marcia Dale Weary where she danced roles in Swan Lake, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker and Raymonda Variations. Ms. Schooling graduated with honors from Butler University with degrees in Dance Performance and Peace and Conflict Studies. At Butler, her roles included Carabosse in The Sleeping Beauty and Arabian Lead in The Nutcracker. She also had the opportunity to originate multiple leading roles. In 2016, Ms. Schooling joined Oklahoma City Ballet as an apprentice and danced roles in Serenade, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.