Dancer, Model, and Actor in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Alisha graduated from the Professional Training Program at Pro Arte Centre where she performed leading roles in productions such as “The Wizard of Oz” to classical ballet productions such as “Paquita.” She was a member of the CatchingART Contemporary Ballet Theatre Company with Artistic Director, Astrid Sherman and danced both solo and group inaugural works, several of which were commissioned and composed by Michael Conway Baker, O.B.C. and accompanied by members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Lions Gate Sinfonia under the direction of Clyde Mitchell. For the past 3 years, she has been in London, England where she graduated with a BA (Hons) at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. While in England, she danced with Rambert Dance Company in their productions of Itzik Galili's A Linha Curva, performed at Sadler's Wells, as well as an original work by artistic director Mark Baldwin, The Creation performed with live music at the Garsington Opera. She has also been privileged to work with other choreographers such as Darren Ellis, Antonia Francheschi, and Kerry Nicholls. Alisha is currently a freelance dancer enjoying every experience and opportunity in the performing arts world that comes her way. Most recently Alisha performed with The Response under the directorship of Amber Funk Barton with guest choreographer Heather Laura Grey at The Shadbolt Theatre. As well as performing she is an Associate teacher with AFSA in Acrobatics as well as the ISTD, and teaches at Pro Arte Centre as a guest teacher.