Cherie studied at Exeter and Sussex Universities. She is a Theatre Specialist, working in mental health including Child and Adolescent Mental Health services and Neuro Developmental teams within education and the community for over 25 years. In 2017, she was given a Teaching Excellence award by the Lord Mayor of Southwark for her work with vulnerable young people. Cherie has worked as a performer with Random Acts Improvisation Company, Theatr Clywd and Leap Theatre in Education. Cherie received mentorship from Chris Bush at The National Theatre working with script development and story.