Alyssa Manguiat is from Mason, Ohio and has trained with the Cincinnati Ballet Otto M. Budig Academy since the age of 7. Since then, she has had the opportunity to perform in 30 Cincinnati Ballet company productions, including dancing in the corps de ballet of Raymonda and Serenade, as well as a Lady of the Lake in Victoria Morgan’s King Arthur’s Camelot. During the 2017-2018 Season, she danced in the Cincinnati Ballet Academy’s Professional Training Division, where she performed the principal role in George Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht. She has attended summer intensives at CPYB, Boston Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet, where she has trained the past two summers on full scholarship. Alyssa also placed 3rd in the classical division at the YAGP semi-finals in 2018. Alyssa is excited to be returning as a CB2 for the 2018-2019 Season.
The Nutcracker Presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, now in its 45th annual season, returns to the Music Hall from December 13 through 24, 2018. This year, the production has grown in a big way! Joining the cast is a brand-new character, based on the world’s most famous hippo – ‘Fiona.’ Cincinnati Ballet and Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical […]