After beginning her dance training in Mount Gambier, Maddy went on to train at Brent Street Studios in Sydney, then later graduated in 2016 from Adelaide College of the Arts and Flinders University with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance). During her first year at university she performed in the highly acclaimed SA Opera’s performance of Glass Trilogy: Satyagraha, choreographed by Leigh Warren.
In 2017 Maddy joined Jérôme Bel’s production, Gala, as part of the Adelaide Festival, and later that year appeared in Australian indie-pop band Sheppard’s music video, Edge of the Night, choreographed by Larissa McGowan. In 2019 she collaborated with fellow South Australian artist Daniel Maley and debuted her first full-length contemporary dance work, Abyss, at Adelaide Fringe, winning the Fringe Weekly Dance Award. In 2019 Maddy moved to London where she worked as a freelance dance artist. During this time she travelled around Europe and the UK to work with renowned artists Anton Lachky, Theo Clinkard, Emanuel Gat, and Alice Robinson. She performed in Robinson’s London premiere of her acclaimed immersive production, Does It Matter In The Dark?. Maddy has performed in Restless Dance Theatre’s production of Guttered at Adelaide Festival 2021 and Brisbane Festival 2022.