Kiley Dolaway was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She received her BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College where she performed repertory by Shannon Gillen, Kevin Wynn, Sidra Bell, Merce Cunningham, and many others. Additionally, she attended Springboard Danse Montréal in 2017 and 2018 where she performed work by Peter Chu and Johannes Wieland. In 2018, Kiley joined VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY in New York under the artistic direction of Shannon Gillen. Through the years, she has taught at The Juilliard School, New York University, Fordham Ailey, Purchase College, Springboard Danse Montréal, MOVE NYC, Movement Invention Project, and the University of Calgary. Since the 2022/2023 season she is a member of the TANZ_KASSEL ensemble at the Staatstheater Kassel.