After beginning her training at a local ballet studio, Calissa enrolled in Boston Ballet School’s Classical Ballet Program in 2012. She went on to join their Pre-Professional Program where she was the recipient of the Pamela Jones Full Scholarship from 2014 to 2017. During her time at the school, she performed in many Boston Ballet company productions, including the role of Clara in Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker for two consecutive years and children’s roles in Balanchine’s Coppélia and Clerc’s La Bayadère. Calissa has attended summer intensives at the School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Boston Ballet.
Cincinnati Ballet is looking for talented young performers to be a part of this timeless holiday tradition. Cincinnati Ballet Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance 1801 Gilbert Avenue | Cincinnati, OH 45202 Download Young Performers Auditions Information sheet. A $25 audition fee will apply to everyone at the audition. Must be 12 years old […]