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Gracie is from Holland, Michigan, and began her ballet training at age five at Turning Pointe School of Dance. She danced there until graduating high school early to train at Miami City Ballet School on scholarship. She has spent summers studying at Ballet West, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, Boston Ballet Choreographic Intensive, Carolina Ballet, the American Academy of Dance in Paris, Joffrey Midwest, Joffrey Ballet Chicago and Grand Rapids Ballet School. In the spring of 2012, Gracie joined Grand Rapids Ballet, under the direction of Patricia Barker. During her two seasons with GRB, she performed works by choreographers including George Balanchine, Kirk Peterson, Brian Enos, and Mario Radacovsky. Gracie joined Ballet Next, under the direction of Michele Wiles, in the summer of 2014, where she performed works by Michele Wiles, Brian Reeder, and Peter Quanz. She began working with New Chamber Ballet, directed by Miro Magloire, in the summer of 2016 where she danced until moving to Los Angeles in spring of 2017. Since moving to LA, Gracie has performed Lady Capulet in Contempo Arts Productions' Romeo and Juliet. This is her first season with Inland Pacific Ballet.