Elyssa Bigos began her training at The Robertson's School of Classical Ballet with Larry and Colleen Robertson, then continued studying in the seacoast area with Susan Duffy, Christine Simes, Elisa Gerasin, Edra Toth, and John Ling. She danced with Northeastern Ballet Theatre for two years, and toured in Boston Dance Company’s Nutcracker.
She has attended summer intensive programs at Festival Ballet Providence, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, and Burklyn Ballet Theatre where she was one of a few chosen to perform in Aladdin at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. She also spent a summer at Carolina Ballet Theatre under the direction of Hernan Justo, where she became a company trainee.
Since returning to New Hampshire, Elyssa has performed with Great Bay Academy of Dance, The International Ballet of Norwell, & Annex Contemporary Dance Company in roles such as The Lilac Fairy from Sleeping Beauty, the lead role in Cinderella, Snow Queen, Clara, Dew Drop Fairy and Sugarplum Fairy from GBAD's An 1836 Portsmouth Nutcracker, & Spartacus Pas de deux.
Elyssa joined SundanceX in the fall of 2015, and has performed in Images, Torsades des Pointes, and Caprice.
Photos by David Sun