Alyssa Petrolo has been dancing since the young age of three. She performed competitively for numerous years as well, attended Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts studying ballet and modern dance. After graduating, Alyssa received a scholarship to attend Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia where she continued her training in dance education and choreography.
Alyssa has since returned to Toronto where she has performed in Rutherford Movement Exchange's "Ascension", Scott Fordham's "Limitless", and Jasmyn Fyffe Dance's "Pulse" at the Montreal Fringe Festival. Alyssa has assisted and worked alongside choreographers such as Shannon Mather, Stephanie Rutherford, and Sean Cheesman on the Canadian and American versions of "So You Think You Can Dance". Alyssa has also branched out into commercial work, including back up dancing for Canadian pop group "Reverse", Patsy Gallant, and Nikki Yanofski.