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Alyssa Schilke is a Milwaukee native and trained with Mirror Image Dance Academy, Bella Via Dance Studio, and Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy. She attended Summer Intensives on scholarship at Milwaukee Ballet, Miami City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and The National School of Dance of Marseille. Schilke placed in the Top 12 Senior Contemporary and received Second Place in Senior Classical at Youth America Grand Prix in Chicago and was invited to the YAGP Finals in New York City. At age 17, she joined Milwaukee Ballet II, where she performed alongside the company in Michael Pink’s production of Coppelia and The Nutcracker. During two years in MBII, she performed the role of Odette, the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker Tea, Kitri, and a featured role in Sylvia.
Schilke joined the Company for the 2022/2023 season, during which time she performed in Michael Pink’s Swan Lake, Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Peter Pan. She also had the opportunity to perform the role of Clara in The Nutcracker.