Originally from Apex, NC, Grayson began dancing at Cary Ballet Conservatory, where she trained with Rossana Machi. She continued her training at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Grayson went on to dance as a trainee and apprentice at Charlotte Ballet under Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Patricia McBride, and Mark Diamond. While at Charlotte Ballet, she had many performance opportunities, including roles in Peter Pan, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and the Pas de Trois des Odalisques from Le Corsaire. She then went on to dance with Atlanta Festival Ballet, Southern Arc Dance Theater, and Ballet Evolution. While dancing with Ballet Evolution, Grayson had the opportunity to perform many soloist roles in original works by Jonathan Tabbert, including the Serpent in Creation. She also had the privilege of being a part of Light Lines, a choreographic showcase by Crystal Wellman in collaboration with local artisans in Charleston, SC.