Annaliese Arena

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Dance Roles and Achievements

Featured Dancer/Soloist in the Film Hope For Christmas 
2018 First Place Overall Platinum Duet in Age Category for Summerdanse
2018 Diamonds Ballet Tour to Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum
2017 Mossa Dance Obstacles Ballet for Fringe Festival
2017 Mossa Dance Diamonds Ballet for Pittsford Library Event
2017 Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Ballet at Barnes and Noble Pittsford, NY (Verruca Salt)
2017 Mossa School of Dance Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Ballet (Verruca Salt); Directed and Produced by Alexis Gaetano/School of the Arts, Rochester, NY
2017 Starbound Dance Competition First Place Overall Competitive Division for Duet Can’t Help Falling in Love.
2017 Countdown Dance Competition Fifth Overall for Duet Can’t Help Falling in Love.
2016 Guest Dancer at Genesee Dance Theater’s Nutcracker as a guest company member with Mossa Dance.  
2016 Mossa School of Dance Diamonds Performance for Rochester Fringe Festival; Lead Role (Audrey Hepburn and Sacajawea) by Alexis Gaetano
2016 Starbound National Talent Competition – Sixth Overall Junior Pre-Teen Competitive Solo; Special Judges Awards Smooth Partnering and Emotional Connection
2016 Mossa School of Dance Cinderella Ballet (Cinderella); Directed and Produced by Alexis Gaetano/School of the Arts, Rochester, NY
2015 Mossa School of Dance T’was the Night Before Christmas (Santa Claus); Directed and Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Kodak Performing Arts Center, Rochester, NY
2015 Mossa School of Dance What Cancer Cannot Do: Role (Faith Sister); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/School of the Arts, Rochester, NY
2014 Mossa School of Dance Grinch Ballet: Lead Role (Max the Dog); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Kodak Performing Arts Center, Rochester, NY
2014 Mossa School of Dance Wizard of Oz Ballet: Lead Role (Cowardly Lion); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/School of the Arts, Rochester, NY
2013 Mossa School of Dance The Christmas Shoes Ballet: Lead Role (Evelyn); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
2013 Mossa School of Dance Snow White Ballet: Lead Role (Dwarf); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
2012 Mossa School of Dance Tale of Three Trees: Lead Role (Third Young Tree); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
2012 Mossa School of Dance Diamonds Ballet; Lead Role (Laura Ingalls Wilder); Directed & Produced by Alexis Gaetano/Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY