Mikayla graduated Cum Laude from Anderson University where she earned her B.A in Dance Performance from the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. During her time in school, Mikayla had the opportunity to perform as a soloist in Earl Mosley’s “Journey Draft 4,” at the American College Dance Association Festival at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. She then went on to study under the direction of Brian Enos and perform with the company in the capacity as a trainee with The Big Muddy Dance Company from 2018-2020.
During her summers she trained at Burklyn Ballet Theatre, wherein, she studied under Helen Starr, Alun Jones, Arthur Leeth, Thom Clower, Amanda McKerrow, John Gardner, Sarah Tallman, Maria Konrad, Oliver Green-Cramer, and Dylan Crossman. She was accepted in 2013 to perform with Burklyn Ballet Theatre as a soloist in their presentation of Cinderella at The International Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Mikayla is currently in her third season with Ballet 314.