Carolyn Lippert was born in Boston, Massachusetts and trained at Severance Ballet Conservatory with her mother, Carla Stallings-Lippert, and at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. She joined the ABT Studio Company in September 2011 and joined San Francisco Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2014. Lippert has also danced with The Washington Ballet in Giselle, La Vie en Rose and The Nutcracker.
Lippert performed in The Nutcracker with American Ballet Theatre in 2012 and 2013 and at the Metropolitan Opera House during the Company’s 2013 and 2015 Spring seasons. She joined the ABT corps de ballet in December 2015.