Alyssa - Celtics Dancers Bios 2013-14

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10 Things To Know About Alyssa

Where are you originally from?
Connecticut…GO UCONN!

What are three words to describe you?
Determined, dedicated, and a little bit dangerous.

What is the best part about being a Boston Celtics Dancer?
Feeling the energy on the parquet at every game from the best fans a city has to offer! Not to mention the unbelievable friendships and opportunities that come with being a dancer. Everyday is unique, challenging, and exciting; a crazy and unforgettable ride through life and couldn’t be more proud to call myself a Celtic.

Why did you choose to become a Boston Celtics Dancer?
The Boston Celtics Dancers and Celtics Organization are so respected within the industry for their character, work ethic and dynamic performances. This is the opportunity of a lifetime, to do what you love and have an unforgettable and amazing time doing it. The Celtics Dancers are some of the most hard working, dedicated people I know and I could not be more proud than to call myself a Celtic.

Name three items you would take to a desert island, other than food and water.
My best friend, nail polish and magazines. That way I have someone to paint my nails and discuss celebrity gossip with. All I need!

What would the title of your biography be?
I’m an Enigma: Accountant meets NBA Dancer.

What advice would you give to aspiring dancers?
Never, ever give up. If the road ahead seems like it’s unimaginable, exhausting, and unpredictable, work even harder. The reward at the end will always be that much greater if you go the extra mile. Think of it this way; if you’re only given one deck of cards, make sure you play the cards right.

What do you consider to be a quote to live by?
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

If you were a superhero what super power would you have?
The ability to slow down time, there just aren't enough hours in the day!

What is your favorite Alex and Ani bangle?
The Ribbon of Strength bangle for my mother who is a breast cancer survivor and also my hero.