Alaina Olivieri is a freelance performer, collaborator, movement artist, dance educator, and mother of five. She is an active member with Rochester based dance companies BIODANCE (Missy Pfohl Smith) and HadCo. (Eran David P. Hanlon). She also frequently performs with Commotion Dance Theater and Daystar Dance. Alaina has been a guest choreographer and instructor for the Ballet Ensemble of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Guest Ballet instructor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, co-curator of the Vision of Sound New Music and Dance Concert series, guest instructor for the Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute, and an adjudicator for NDEO’s National Dance Honor Society. She performs locally and nationally in festivals, theaters, galleries, and universities, and appears in photography and dance on camera. Alaina has been teaching dance for over 20 years, and is currently the director of The Ballet School of St. Peter's Community Arts Academy (Geneva, NY) where she enjoys teaching movement to people of all ages.