Monet Galea-Hewitt grew up in Auckland and trained at the Philippa Campbell School of Ballet under tutors Philippa Campbell and Joye Lowe.
Monet was an Associate with the New Zealand School of Dance. At age 12 she was a Finalist in the Junior Division of the Alana Haines Australasian Awards and in 2018 was placed 2nd in the Supreme A section. She was also awarded 2nd place at the Sir John Logan Campbell Awards.
Monet was the winner of the Junior B section, Asian Grand Prix Auckland Region 2018 and a Gold medalist at the 2018 Adeline Genée Awards in Hong Kong.
In 2018 she moved to London to commence training at the English National Ballet school. She completed two and a half years at the School before returning home to New Zealand in 2020.
Monet is the inaugural Royal New Zealand Ballet Foundation Scholar for 2022.
Monet is supported by the Royal New Zealand Ballet Foundation.