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Alysse Carris

Absolute Dance Assistant Director,  ADC Rehearsal Director, Director of Cr8tivEchos Jr. Dance Company - All dance styles & ages


Born and raised in Auburn, NY, Alysse (Miss CeCe) began dancing at the age of three. She studied under Bettina Pausley and later continued her training at Absolute Dance. Over the years, she has been a member of the ADC Dance Ensemble as well as the ADC Dance Company. Throughout her career as a dancer, she has studied under a variety of teachers, dance companies and choreographers including Yvonne Hassett, Jill Bradley-Hall, Triscia Sears, Micha Scott, Janet Reed, Bill Thomas, Jon Lehrer, Paul Taylor II, Lisa Ientelucci, Dena Kay Botticelli, Gina Pero, Tricia Zegarelli, and Joe Celej.


Through her experience with ADC, Alysse was given the chance to to work as both a teacher and choreographer. She has also been involved with many Musical Theatre productions. These include local productions of Suessical The Musical, Footloose, Once Upon a Mattress and Alice in Wonder City. She has worked as a choreographer for shows such as The Floating Princes, Oz, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Grease, Annie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Oklahoma, Hair Spray, Joseph and the Amazing Techni-Colored Dream Coat and Wizard of Oz.


Most recently, Alysse has been continuing her training with Master classes from Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Twitch, Peter Chu, Brooke Pierotti, Jess Hendricks, Bobby Newberry, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance, Stacey Tookey, Ray Leeper, Jason Parsons, Mark Meismer and Chantel Aguirre. She attended the NYC Dance Teacher's Summit in 2014. At the summit, she attended teaching workshops and took Master classes from Luigi, Mandy Moore, Denise Wall, Paula Morgan and Twyla Tharp. 


Alysse has been recognized as an outstanding choreographer by winning awards at both the Encore ans Star Power dance competitions.  


Alysse is the Assistant Director of the Absolute Dance Studio and Director of the ADC Cr8ivEchos Junior Dance Company. She is very excited to continue to be a part of the Absolute Dance Faculty.