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About Alyssa

Actor | Fighter | Playwrite



Born in Lancaster, PA, Alyssa is an actress who got her start on the local stages of her hometown at the age of 8. A graduate of Muhlenberg College, Alyssa is an avid reader, writer, and Dungeons and Dragons player. Alyssa's specialities include stage combat, stunts, comedy, and a love of Shakespeare. She loves the bard so much, she TA'd her college's Classical Verse course.

She first learned stage combat under Fight Master Michael G. Chin, with her introductions to Rapier & Dagger, Broadsword, and Knife. She also has much experience with being a Fight Captain, serving in the position for the Strasburg Railroad Entertainment's 2021, 2022, and 2023 stunt productions.

Alyssa also enjoys writing when she is not on stage. She co-wrote two of Strasburg Railroad Entertainment's 2023/2024 productions: The Show Must Go On, a murder mystery aboard their luxurious Parlor Car, and Bonnie & Clyde, their summer stunt  spectacular in which she played half of the famous duo: Bonnie Parker.


What's Happening

Alyssa is currently at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre understudying Mollie, Miss Casewell, and Mrs. Boyle in their production of  The Mousetrap.She just finished the 2023 season at the Strasburg Railroad, and is looking forward to what her future holds!

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Equity Membership Candidate

*indicates role performed

"indicates role originated

^indicates show written or written in part by Alyssa



O War: An Adaption of Henry VI

Julius Caesar


Glory: An Adaption of Henry VI

The Other Room

Relative Strangers

Face Forward

Face Forward

Dog of War/ Fight Captain

Marc Antony

Lawyer for the Prosecution



Marie Barrett



Troy Dwyer / Claire Warden

Julia Baker

Lou Jacob

Holly Cate

Irene Martinko

Connor Harrison

Hannah Meyer

Beck Goodman



Mrs. Claus: How Bout a Hand | Revue Show 2023

Elf / US Mrs. Claus

The Night Before Christmas 2023

The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow 2023


Isabel Crane / Fight Captain

The Bonnie & Clyde Stunt Spectacular^

Bonnie Parker"

The Show Must Go On, a Murder Mystery^

Rose Holt"


Santa's Paradise Express 2022

The Night Before Christmas 2022

The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow 2022

The Great Diamond Heist 2022

Thomas Live! 2022

Dead Men Ride No Rails, a Murder Mystery

The Great Diamond Heist 2021

Female Vocalist Cover

Vocalist / Show Captain

Vocalist / Show Captain

Isabel Crane / Fight Captain

Ruby Rich / Fight Captain

Female Vocalist Cover*

Duchess of Essingwedge/ Lady Windlebee*

Ruby Rich" / Fight Captain

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

Strasburg Railroad

The Mousetrap

U/S Mollie, U/S Miss Casewell, U/S Mrs. Boyle

A Christmas Carol

U/S Mrs. Cratchit, U/S Mrs. Fezziwig, U/S Mrs. Mops

Shear Madness


Miracle on 34th Street

The Descendants

Junie B. Jones Musical

The Snow Queen

Peace, Love, & Cupcakes

Into the Woods Jr.

Ever After

Junie B. Jones

U/S Barbara

Dr. Wink / Bird

Ensemble / Clerk / Child Wrangler

Cruella De Vil

May / Camille

Garden Witch / Various

Ms. Shotlan / Ditzy Girl


Ugly Stepsister


Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Fulton Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Education & Training

Alyssa double majored in Theatre and English at Muhlenberg College, and graduated cum laude with a BA in both fields.

During her time in school she spent a semester abroad at the Accademia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy. There she studied physical theatre techniques such as Grotowski, Hart, Lecoq, and Neutral Mask, in addition to Commedia dell’Arte, Voice in the Mask, and Alexander Technique

Dance & Movement

18 years of dance training:
Lancaster School of Ballet
Carol's Academy of Dance
Morton's Dance Studio
Muhlenberg College
Dance Styles
Grotowski Movement | Nhandan Chirco






Hip Hop


Singing, Voice, & Speech

Vocal Training (singing):
         Joanne Abrom
         Rebecca Achenbach
         Patricia Budlong
Voice in the Mask | Dory Rebekah Sibley
Voice Acting Classes:
         James Murray of A3 Agency
         Pam Goldman of Buchwald Agency

Additional Training

Shakespeare / Classical Verse | Troy Dwyer
On Camera | Holly Cate
Commedia dell'Arte | Giangiacomo Colli
Directing | Margarett Perry
Intimacy Training | Claire Warden

Special Skills

Sketch Comedy, improv, crochet, embroidery, sewing (I worked in the costume shop in college!). Can whistle and wink and burp on command. One handed cartwheel (right side). Valid driver’s license and valid passport. Fully COVID-19 vaccinated. Mascot experience. Elementary Spanish and Elementary Italian. 1.5 years of fencing; unarmed and quarterstaff stage combat experience, high fall experience. Accents: RP, Cockney, Scottish, Irish, Russian, Southern. Full clearances to work with children in PA (I’m a substitute teacher). I also play Dungeons and Dragons on the internet!

See Alyssa's stage combat and stunt training, experience, her combat reel, video clips, and more!

Stage Combat

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