Callie Croom began her training under Barbara Pontecorvo in Dayton, Ohio. After graduating high school, she was accepted to Butler University on an academic scholarship. She received her BFA from Butler University in 2011. Following graduation, she relocated to Chicago, accepting a position with Visceral Dance Center’s Work Study/Scholarship Program. Shortly after, she began dancing with Elements Ballet. Since 2012, she has remained a company dancer and choreographer for Mike Gosney. Additionally, Callie is a member of the teaching staff for Extensions Dance Company, Seth Robinson and Jeff Wolfe's TRIBE and Ballet Matters intensives, and has served as an adjudicator for Fire and Ice Talent Competition. This is her 5th season with Elements.