Kaitlyn was born and raised in Eugene, OR. She attended Interlochen Center for the Arts Summer Camp her Junior and Senior year of high school where she played Amneris in their 2010 production of Aida. She was named the recipient of the 2010 Joseph Maddy Summer Artist Award for Musical Theater. Kaitlyn graduated from Wright State University where she earned a B.F.A. in Acting with an emphasis in Musical Theater. She currently resides in New York, but has been all over the country since graduating. Two weeks after moving to New York, Kaitlyn landed her first Off Broadway role as Nancy in The Vital Theatre's production of Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas. She was part of the original cast as well as the original cast album, which can be found on Spotify and Itunes. Earlier this year, Kaitlyn won the Atlanta Theatre Suzi Bass Award for "Best Lead Actress in a Musical" for her role as Jerusha Abbott in The Legacy Theatre's production of Daddy Long Legs. Most recently Kaitlyn has been touring in the world premier of Nick Jr. Live! "Move to the Music" with VStar Entertainment and Nickelodeon as the role of Butterbean. Next she is headed to Derby Dinner Playhouse to play Hope Harcourt in their production of Anything Goes.