Originally from Boston, MA, Alisa received her training at the Boston Ballet School. After graduating from Brookline High School, Alisa moved to New York City to further her ballet training and dive into the professional ballet world. Over the years, Alisa spent her summers in many prestigious programs including the Boston Ballet Summer Intensive on a merit scholarship, Ellison Ballet School, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, and the ABT summer program in New York with a full merit scholarship.
Alisa has danced with the Sibiu Ballet Theatre in Romania as well as the Israel Ballet in Tel Aviv for the past six years. Along the way, she has had the experience of collaborating with other companies such as the Panta Rei Dance Theatre based in Oslo, Norway. During her two years in Sibiu, Alisa performed soloist roles such as odalisques from Le Corsaire and one the three shades from La Bayadere. In addition, she performed in contemporary repertoire such as Parlez-Moi D-Amour by French choreographer Martin Chaix. Alisa toured to both South Korea and Luxembourg while dancing with the Sibiu Ballet Theatre.
During her time dancing with the Israel Ballet, Alisa had the opportunity to dance Serenade by George Balanchine as well as classics such as Giselle, Swan Lake, Paquita, and Sleeping Beauty. During her years in Tel Aviv, Alisa had the chance to share the stage with ballet stars such as Natalia Osipova, Marianela Nunez, and Vadim Muntigirov during their guest appearances with the company in the Tel Aviv Opera House. Alisa gained extensive contemporary dance experience dancing works by Sharon Eyal, Andonis Foniadakis, Itzik Galili, and George Williamson. During the Israel Ballet’s 2022 tour to Germany, Alisa danced soloist roles in both Nova Carmen by Sharon Eyal, as well as Black Swan by Andonis Foniadakis.