LARISSA GERSZKE (Dancer) hails from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She studied ballet intensively at Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Quinte Ballet School of Canada, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Larissa earned her B.F.A in dance from Fordham University and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She’s been featured in works by Taryn Kaschock Russell, Jae Man Joo, Dee Caspary, as well as Bob Fosse’s Beat Me Daddy, 8 to the Bar and Ryan Heffington’s worldwide Shiseido Cosmetics campaign. In 2019 Larissa appeared in the New York Times and Dance Spirit Magazine. Bachtrack online reviewed that Ms. Gerszke stands out for her “impressive musicality which is tied to a powerful body that crackles with energy.” Larissa is represented by Clear Talent Group NYC, and is an ambassador of Gaynor Minden pointe shoes.  Her devotion is to sharing a modern-day relevance of the ballet aesthetic. This is Larissa’s fifth season with Complexions. IG @larissagerszke