Mackenzie started dancing at the age of 8 in her home town of Calgary, Alberta, where she practiced dance forms such as Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Street Jazz, Hip-hop, Contemporary, Modern, and Lyrical. She was also a competitive gymnast until the age of 15. After high school, Mackenzie packed her bags and moved to Vancouver where she studied and performed at The Source Dance Company, which purpose is to encourage performance, stage presence, and an overall sense of individuality for dancers. After training and working in Vancouver for two years Mackenzie moved to Toronto to become a student at the Conteur Academy. She continues to reside in Toronto and is currently training as an apprentice with The Conteur Company for the upcoming 2013 season. In the past couple of years she has built a long list of live performances and music videos to her credit and continues to work in the industry. Mackenzie has taught throughout many of her travels and will always love the opportunity to work with young dancers.