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). Selected stage: Pericles, Twelfth Night (Independent Shakespeare Co.), Troy (Hero Theatre), Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta (Rogue Artists Ensemble), The Three Musketeers (PVPA), and Macbeth
(Northern Stage). Film: Ceci, Boys About Town, The Girl in the Red Dress, and I Am Easy to Find (starring Alicia Vikander and directed by Academy Award Nominee Mike Mills). She also stars in the Amazon Prime exclusive web series Just Roommates. Her plays have been produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, MeetCute LA, and Sacred Fools’ We the People Theater Action. She serves as the Artistic Associate for Social Justice at Independent Shakespeare Co. and is a Hero Theatre Company Member and Associate Member of Sacred Fools. In addition to performing, she has worked as a teaching artist with the Unusual Suspects, Harlem School of the Arts, Star Education, and Bresee Academy. She is drawn to storytelling that centers marginalized narratives and firmly believes that true art exists to create empathy and social change.