Collette is a New Yorker, born and raised on Long Island. She has a bachelor's degree in Theater from Muhlenberg College, studied physical theatre at Accademia dell' Arte in Arezzo, Italy, and spent a year in Portland, Oregon working with Portland Playhouse. She has also been performing her solo clown show, “Home, Sweet, _____” at festivals around the country including FringeNYC and Capital Fringe in DC. She is the lead singer of Catfished, a classic rock cover band and performs with other musicians in NYC.