Cameo Carolan was born and raised in the Conejo Valley. As a young professional dancer she danced for the TV sitcom Gilmore Girls and traveled nationally with Tapsounds Underground and internationally with Souell Productions. She graduated with her bachelors degree from California State University Chico then attained her masters degree in Cross-Cultural Education in 2009. She was awarded the 2007-2008 CADTD Dance Team Director of the Year and the April 2016 Teacher of the Month Award from the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce for CVUSD. Outside of teaching at NPHS she has been a master teacher for the United Spirit Association, and has taught at several studios throughout Ventura County. Along side dance, Cameo has a true passion for theater and has directed and/or choreographed Thoroughly Modern Millie, Aida, West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Footloose, and Pirates of Penzance. She loves her community and her pride and joy are her two daughters and son who like Mommy LOVE to dance.