She has a BA in Mass Communications from Miami University of Ohio and also earned an MFA from Wayne State University in Detroit, which included a summer semester at the Moscow Art Theatre School (MXAT) in Russia.
Carollette is a two-time recipient of the Louise Heck-Rabi Playwriting Award. She has also received accolades for her work on stage and screen including, the Opificer Media Film Festival award for Best Actress, the Rogue Critic award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical and the I.S.Y. award for Hottest Up-And-Coming Actress.
In the theatre, Carollette has appeared in a wide array of roles including Camae in The Mountaintop by Katori Hall (Performance Network Theatre) and Pumpkin in Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau (Detroit Public Theatre). She received critical acclaim for her work at The Hilberry Repertory Theatre including Nina in The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, Lady Anne in Richard III by William Shakespeare and numerous other roles, ranging from classical to musical to contemporary works.
Carollette landed a recurring guest star role on Comedy Central as Rhonda Devereaux for the show Detroiters.She has done a host of commercial work and some of her film credits include Due Process (Jackie) and American Prophet (Evelyn) as well as scenes in Ovid and the Art of Love opposite Corbin Bleu and Do You Believe? opposite Sean Astin. Carollette has a variety of experience behind the camera including production work for Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan OBrien, MTV Networks, PBS and Radio One.
As dance was her first love, Carollette has a strong background in choreography. Her work has been presented at venues large and small such as Joe’s Pub at The Public Theatre of New York and The Wharton Center of Michigan State University. As the resident choreographer of Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit as well as the founder of the LSODance Foundation (www.LSODF.org) Carollette as also staged works at many Detroit venues including Music Hall, Little Caesar’s Arena, the Masonic Temple, the Bonstelle Theatre and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
A proud Detroit native, Carollette currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family.