Alyssa SchroederCorps de Ballet
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Alyssa Schroeder was born in Portland, Ore., where she began her early training at the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre under the direction of Damara Bennett. At the age of 13, she moved to Carlisle, Pa. to continue her training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary.
As a student at CPYB, Schroeder had the opportunity to perform lead roles in several Balanchine ballets, including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, Western Symphony, “Emeralds,” and Raymonda Variations, as well as classical full-length ballets including Alan Hineline’s The Sleeping Beauty and Coppélia. She also originated roles in works choreographed by Jeffrey Cirio, Price Suddarth, Kiyon Gaines and Durante Verzola.
Throughout her training Schroeder also attended summer programs on scholarship at the School of American Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School.
She joined MCB as a corps de ballet dancer in 2017.