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Alyssa Epstein, Creative Director, Theater Dance

Alyssa spent 16 years kicking up her heels as a World-Famous Radio City Rockette. She has been seen dancing on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe Today ShowGood Morning AmericaLive with Kelly and MichaelAmerica’s Got Talent, and many more. Favorite regional musical theater credits include 42nd StShowboat, and Crazy for You. She has worked with Broadway choreographers Andy Blankenbuehler, Randy Skinner, and the late Chet Walker on various projects. Alyssa is currently a sanctioned teacher with the Verdon/Fosse Legacy. She is the first individual who never worked with either Bob Fosse or Gwen Verdon to hold that title. In her role, Alyssa assists in recreating, archiving, and teaching the work of Mr. Fosse to the next generation of dancers. She was instrumental in helping to create Fosse Jazz which serves as the fundamental building block for a deeper understanding of all things “Fosse.” Notable reconstructions include LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Alyssa has been a faculty member at both Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She has been a guest teacher at Juilliard, the University of Illinois, Wagner College, and more. Alyssa holds a Master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology. She works with performing artists to help them to achieve their greatest potential. She is working towards building and designing programs that can be embedded into existing companies and curriculums that will assist performers in areas such as performance anxiety, return from injury, mindfulness, and career transition. She is most proud of her title as an 8-year Breast Cancer Survivor! Alyssa works with various charities around the country spreading hope to those that need it most.