Angela received her early training from the Christensen Ballet Academy-School of Ballet West. While a student at the academy, she was asked to perform in several ballets with Ballet West including Swan Lake and Nutcracker. She was a faculty member at the School of Ballet West for 4 years. During this time, Angela participated in an intensive Cecchetti syllabus class under the direction of Denise Schultz. Angela continued her dance studies with the University of Utah Ballet Department. Angela began C&C Ballet Academy in September of 1989 and the SouthPointe Ballet Company in 2002.