Kelly Gauthier grew up in Peabody, Massachusetts and has been dancing since the age of two. She trained intensively at North Shore Dance Academy in ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, and tap, and performed with the Melrose Youth Ballet from 2008-2011. While attending college at Boston University, she was a member of Dance Theatre Group where she both danced and choreographed six pieces for the company. Kelly also served as President of Dance Theatre Group during her senior year. She graduated from Boston University in May 2015 with a B.A in English and a B.S in Public Relations, and she is continuing her masters at Emerson.