ALYSSA VAN HOOSER
Alyssa is a Dallas, TX native. She attained her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Drama and a Minor in Communication from the University of Oklahoma in 2016. She has been acting for many years now, and during her time at OU she performed in productions such as The Cherry Orchard, Rhinoceros, Bright Ideas, Arcadia, This is Our Youth and The Trojan Women. Alyssa also works as a talent agent for Switzer Talent Agency, where she is the head of the Dallas division. She is a former Junior Player, and was a part of the 2011 production of Twelfth Night, and the 2012 production of The Taming of the Shrew. Junior Players helped Alyssa discover her passion for Shakespeare, and she currently still works teaching acting and Shakespeare classes around the Dallas area. Alyssa has worked as a teaching artist for Junior Players, as well as having served as the Assistant Stage Manager and Props Master for the 2016 production of The Taming of the Shrew. She is incredibly excited to be a part of the Junior Players family, and to have the opportunity to watch this program change children’s lives the way it changed hers!