Carina begun her training at Gail Meade Performing Arts Centre in Wangara, Perth. In 2013 she was accepted into the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Whilst at WAAPA Carina achieved her Solo Seal Award as well as achieving the AICD Senior Award 2013 and the RAD Pre-Professional Award 2014. Carina graduated with an Advanced Diploma (Elite Performance) from WAAPA in 2014.
Carina was promoted to Demi-Soloist in 2018 following her performance as The Sylph in La Sylphide.