Daisy was born in Oakland, California, and studied ballet and contemporary dance in Berkeley, San Francisco, London and Geneva, where she spent two seasons as a member of the Ballet Junior de Genève. She began her professional career in 2005 with the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, before returning to San Francisco, where she worked with Erika Tsimbrovsky in a group focussed on multidisciplinary improvisation.
Since 2007 she has collaborated extensively with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, taking part in his creations Origine, Faun, Das Rheingold and 4D, among others. She now regularly represents him as a rehearsal director and coach.
In 2011-12 she joined Alain Platel (Les Ballets C. de la B.) for the creation of C(h)oeurs. That same season she took part in the founding of the theater/movement collective IfHuman, who since their second season have been associate artists at Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels. With IfHuman she participated in the creations Fear & Desire, Ne Parlez Pas d’Amour and Yes No Maybe, among others. Later in 2012 she was a guest artist with the Norwegian National Ballet in Oslo.
In 2013, Quan Bui Ngoc (Les Ballets C. de la B.), created the solo Kasane no Irome for her, and in 2014 she joined his group creation Untold. Also in 2013-14, she worked on the creation of Wulong - a work of music and dance for young children directed by Iris Bouche, and on several short dance films.
In 2014 she began working with Constanza Macras / Dorky Park in Berlin, performing in the productions Berlin Elsewhere and Open for Everything, before participating in the creations of The Ghosts and more recently, The Pose.
During the winter/spring of 2016 she was a member of the GöteborgsOperan Danskompani in Sweden, at the invitation of director Adolphe Binder. She also has an ongoing collaboration with theater and opera director Cecilia Ligorio, acting as choreographer and dancer for productions in Valencia, Puglia, and New York City.