Originally from Temecula, CA, Annelise Ritacca began her dance training when she was 3 before moving to Detroit, Michigan. When she was 12, she joined the First National Tour of Billy Elliot The Musical for two years. She moved to New York City to pursue dance at Pace University’s commercial dance program, under Rhonda Miller. Annelise is a recent 2020 graduate and holds a BFA in Commercial Dance. At Pace she has worked with choreographers such as Mandy Moore, Jen Hamilton, Dee Caspary, Josh Prince, Luam, Josh Bergasse, Jess Hendricks, Martha Nichols and Paul McGill to name a few. Annelise has appeared on The Today Show, Youtube Brandcast, and with Dance Lab NY. She has assisted Rhonda Miller, Dee Caspary, Shannon Mather and Kyle Hanagami on various projects.