Alissa Zrein grew up dancing in several local studios scattered across the outskirts of Boston, MA. She received her BS in dance at Drexel University in June of 2017. At Drexel, she has studied with Tania Isaac, Jennifer Morley, Meredith Rainey, Olive Prince, Valerie Ifill and Miriam Giguere as well as worked with other professionals such as Lindsay Browning, Beau Hancock, KC Chun-Manning, Clyde Evans, and Shannon Murphy. She became an apprentice of Olive Prince Dance in January of 2016 and has been rehearsing with the company since then, as well as been assisting the company as an administrative assistant. She has choreographed three original works for Drexel Dance Ensemble and has remounted a work on the Drexel FreshDance Ensemble. She was asked to present her second work, Exposing the Threshold, in the 2017 American College Dance Association Festival in Ohio at the end of March. She also completed a 450-hour Pilates Certification through Drexel Pilates this past year.