Alison Mixon is currently the Assistant Director & Faculty Director for Brooklyn Ballet. Alison's passion for dance began as a scholarship student at the School of Cleveland San Jose Ballet, School of American Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, Alonzo King's LINES Ballet School, and The Juilliard School, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Alison has performed for dance, opera, and musical theater companies nationwide.
Her performance credits include The Merry Widow (The Metropolitan Opera, The Lyric Opera, and Los Angeles Opera), Die Fledermaus (The Metropolitan Opera), Florencia in The Amazon (Washington National Opera & Houston Grand Opera), Candide (Washington National Opera), The Pearl Fishers (Houston Grand Opera), The Prince of Egypt (Theatre Works of Silicon Valley), Josephine (Asolo Rep), Superfly: The Musical (Dodgers Theatrical), The Wiz (Baltimore Centerstage), Carmen and Aida (Opera Carolina), A Funny Thing Happened... (Music Circus and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), and Can-Can (Pasadena Playhouse).
Alison's film/TV credits include Dance Flick (Paramount Pictures), Smash (NBC), and The Moment (NBC). She has also been featured in ad campaigns for Amazon, Target, eBay, Hermès, New Balance, JustWorks, CityRow Go, Top View NYC, Welspun, YMX for Yellowman, and SheBeest. In addition to performing, Alison enjoys teaching dance to students of all ages. She is a Certified Teacher for American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum, Pre-Primary to Level 3. Her teaching credits include The Ailey School, The Ailey Extension, The Joffrey Ballet School's Jazz & Contemporary Program, Broadway Dance Center, Brooklyn Ballet, Dancewave, and several studios and private clients in the tri-state area. Alison is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association, American Guild of Musical Artists, and American Guild of Variety Artists.