Petra grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada where at an early age she attended acting classes
at the popular Judy Bailey Theatre and Rainbow Company. While in school, Petra modeled and acted in local, regional and national
commercials. During her second year in Business School at UNLV, Petra chose to work full time for an in-house production company
at a prestigious ad agency, R & R Advertising. She continued her education by attending classes in the evening and graduated
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/Advertising. At the production company, Petra worked as a production assistant,
coordinator, accountant, production manager and finally producer on more than 100 commercials and 40 corporate videos. While
in college she also worked freelance on feature films, television and music videos. Upon graduation from college, Petra moved to Los Angeles and continued to work in various capacities on numerous commercials,
music videos, television shows, mow's and feature films. She has worked with extraordinary talent such as Paul Verhoeven (Director),
Alan Marshall (Producer), and Clark Peterson (Producer of the award winning film "Monster" starring Charlize Theron).
Petra then returned to acting and has taken classes at the celebrated studios of Howard Fine and ImprovOlympic among
others. She has appeared in "Nash Bridges" and in various independent feature films. She has been married to Eric
C. Pike since December 6, 2003.