Carene is an actress, writer, singer, educator, and proud Angelena. She received her training from Dartmouth College and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She has performed with numerous theater companies, including Independent Shakespeare Co. (Pericles, Twelfth Night), Rogue Artists Ensemble (Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta), Northern Stage (Macbeth), and Palos Verdes Performing Arts (The Three Musketeers). She is a Hero Theatre Company Member and Associate Member of Sacred Fools, where she has written and performed with We The People Theater Action. She wrote and starred in her play Number 12 Looks Just Like the Sunken Place, which was produced at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. She has worked as a teaching artist with the Harlem School of the Arts, Unusual Suspects Company, Bresee Academy, and Star Education. She believes true art exists not only to touch us but to spark a conversation that brings about change. She will continue to explore her activism through her work for the stage and screen.