Reese began dancing when she was five years old and danced at the studios Dance Gallery Chicago, Legacy, and American Dance Center. She has been trained in the styles ballet, pointe, lyrical, jazz, tap, modern, and contemporary. She has competed through her studios for six years in the styles of lyrical, musical theater, jazz, and tap. She performed hip hop, jazz, and pom routines as well as competed jazz and pom dances with the Marist High School Varsity Poms and Dance Team and was the captain her senior year. She also performed and choreographed in her Orchesis Club in school and was the leader her senior year.