Alissa Johann’s Dance Resume

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Desired position type: Freelance
Location: Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States

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Summary

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Alissa started her dance training at The Dance Center in West Chester, PA where she was trained in ballet, modern, jazz and hip hop. In 2007, she began performing with the Brandywine Ballet. She graduated from Cedar Crest College in May 2016 with a B.A. in Dance and a B.A. in Media Studies. She has performed with the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley, and received scholarships for dance to Cedar Crest College, The University of the Arts and the Burklyn Ballet Summer Intensive. She also attended summer programs at Brandywine Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School and American Ballet Theatre. She has worked with the Lehigh Valley Dancers and Monarch Dance Company. Alissa has performed at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Lincoln Memorial, The Painted Bride, The Ice House and many more notable locations. She is currently dancing, teaching, and choreographing throughout the Philadelphia region.

Education

Cedar Crest College: B.A. in Dance and B.A. in Media Studies. Class of 2016 (Supplementing ballet and pointe classes at Muhlenberg College)

Bishop Shanahan High School: High School Diploma. Class of 2012

Brandywine Ballet

Joffrey Ballet School

American Ballet Theatre

Experience

Lehigh Valley Dancers (October 2014-December 2015)

Screen dance Company and dance videos based out of the Lehigh Valley.

Monarch Dance Company (May 2015-May 2016)

Created in 2000 by Artstic Director, Tabatha Robinson-Scott Ed.M. This professional dance company focuses its artistic energy to present socially, culturally and visuall compelling work multiple artistic forums. Based in Afro-Contemporary modern dance aesthetics, with elements of Jazz, African, and Ballet movement styles

Beyond Dance Company (March 2016-December 2016)

Beyond Dance Co is a Philadelphia dance company whose vision is to promote unity and encourage excellence through the art and expression of dance. We believe it is necessary to go beyond expectations in order to strengthen and unify one another as to bring out the most positive and beneficial result, so that success is the only outcome. Our mission is to spread this sense of empowerment not only to our members but to our community as well. BDC thrives on its diversity not only in its members but also in style, as we showcase multiple dance styles twice a year in our annual winter and spring performances, including modern, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, and more. BDC has presented work at various performance showcases in the Philadelphia region, such as the 2015 Koresh Artist Showcase, the 2015 and 2016 IDA Blackbox Showcase, Project Moshen’s Artistry Unfolded (2016), and the 2015 and 2016 ETC Performance Series. Beyond Dance Co. is launching a Dance Diversity Tour at major cities throughout the US, first one starting on April 16, 2016 in Philadelphia. Our next company production is June 25, 2016 titled “The Evolution of Women”.

Rock on Pointe Dance Company (January 2017-present)

A group of talented dancers with training in ballet, pointe, modern dance and jazz.
Beautiful young women, and handsome young men full of talent and bursting with energy and ambition! 
Ujima Dance Theater (October 2016-present)
Ujima Dance Theater purpose is to create dance works about culture and history , human rights and social change.
Guest work with Allegory Dance THeater and AJ Harper Dance Project

Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Animation and 3D Motion
  • Teaching

Specialties

    Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Pointe

Spoken Languages

    English

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