A proud Missoula, Montana native, Alissa is a professional dancer, choreographer, actor, singer, personal trainer and yoga teacher currently based out of Los Angeles. At eighteen Alissa moved to New York City to intern and train at Broadway Dance Center with some of the biggest names in the industry. While living in New York Alissa had the privilege of performing in NYC Fashion Week, Off Broadway with Coco and the Vanity Vixens and in several regional theatre productions. Some favorites include West Side Story (Graziella), Peter Pan (Tiger Lily), Cats, 42nd Street, Singin in the Rain, Disney’s Tarzan and the regional premier of Saturday Night Fever. With over ten years of professional experience spanning from coast to coast Alissa has done everything from musical theater to music videos, commercials and cruise ships. A NASM Certified Trainer and Senior Trainer at AKT InMotion, Alissa has trained celebrities such as Alicia Keys, Hilary Duff, Nicole Scherzinger, Dakota Fanning, Shiri Appleby and Rachael Harris. Alissa also has a passion for teaching dance and sharing her knowledge and experience with next generations of artists. She spent two semesters teaching Jazz for the Ballet Department at The University of Utah with Tamara Squires. She has also had the joy of teaching all over the country as a master teacher and choreographing multiple award winning competition numbers. Since making the move to Los Angeles Alissa has performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with SYTYCD choreographer Dave Scott and in La Mirada’s production of South Pacific with director Glenn Casale. Alissa is so grateful to do what she loves for a living and to have the opportunity to share her passion with others through performing and teaching.