Admitting to her own lively nature as a child, Sloane took up acting as an outlet for her energy. She developed a real love for the art and signed with an agent at the tender age of 8. Sloane was a television series regular on Mr. Rhodes (1996) and had a recurring role on The Wonder Years (1988). She has also appeared on Dharma & Greg (1997), Working (1997) and My So-Called Life (1994), as well as the made-for-television movie, CBS Schoolbreak Special: Between Mother and Daughter (1995). Sloane's theater experience included "Emperor's New Clothes", "Say Yo Ho Ho", "Rumors" and "Cabaret".