Brett began her training in Chicago at The Chicago City Ballet School under the direction of Maria Tallchief and Paul Mejia and later continued studying at the Ruth Page School with Larry Long.
Brett danced professionally with several companies including Eugene Ballet where she danced many principal roles including Giselle, Aurora, and Juliet, as well as originating roles in works by artistic director, Toni Pimble. One highlight of her time at Eugene Ballet was a tour to the Middle East and Asia, which included performances at historic sites such as the citadel in Aleppo.
Brett has been sharing her love or dance and dedication to ballet through teaching for many years. She has taught at various Portland area dance studios including Center for Movement Arts and The Portland Ballet.