A native of Los Angeles, CA, April graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Communications and minor in Dance. She was trained in the Vaganova style of classical ballet for more than 15 years and has performed alongside former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Jose Manuel Carreno and former San Francisco Ballet principal Lorena Feijoo. She lived in Germany for three years and trained in the Netherlands during that time. During college, she was an arts administration intern at Southern California contemporary troupe, Regina Klenjoski Dance Company. After working in public relations for ten years, she is now a freelancer writer specializing in dance.