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Alyssa Bennett Igo spent her career training with professional dancers from New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre having grown up in the hometown of Kevin McKenzie. Alyssa was accepted year-round into School of American Ballet and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Julliard School’s dance program in NYC. She spent 4 years delivering over 50 performances in 9 different ballets in childhood roles with New York City Ballet, under the direction and training of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Jacques D’Amboise, David Richardson and Garielle Whittle. Alyssa additionally studied at the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet and went on to teach at the University of Vermont, Vermont Ballet Theater and others before joining South Shore Ballet Theatre as a member of SSBT’s faculty in 2017.