Originally from Laguna Hills, CA, Alisa Nipp began dancing at the age of 4 under Joanne Burke and continued her formative training at Pacific Ballet Conservatory under Maryann Bayless (Pacific Northwest Ballet), Jane Matty (Dutch National Ballet), and Julie Binowitz (Pennsylvania Ballet). Alisa then studied at Belhaven University’s Dance Department in Jackson, MS, where she was taught and coached by Ravenna Tucker-Wagnon (The Royal Ballet) and Laura Morton (Milwaukee Ballet). In 2019, Alisa graduated from Belhaven University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and with honors from the National Honors Society for Dance Arts. Upon graduation, she danced in Chicago, IL, with Ballet 5:8 for two seasons before moving to Connecticut to dance with Ballet Hartford. Alisa has had the privilege of dancing in excerpts from Coppélia, The Nutcracker, and Giselle and performing choreography by renowned choreographers Caleb Mitchell, Vincent Hardy, and Kevin Jenkins.