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September 26, 2018

Nov 7 through Nov 9 at Carnegie Stage, Carnegie, PA.

Nov. 14 through Nov 17 at Royal Family, New York, NY

In past lives we experience many aspects of ourselves playing different roles throughout, reincarnating in different bodies or beings. It is a time of learning that...

January 8, 2018

November 7, 2017|

Post-Gazette - Jane Vranish Jun. 23, 2017

Choreographer and dancer Elisa-Marie Alaio, now in the opening throes of a young and impassioned career, has taken up the banner of a young feminist full of bravado, self-discovery and, without a doubt, sexualit...

November 2, 2017

Nov. 10 & 11 at 8:00 pm and Nov. 12 at 7:00 pm

fireWALL dance theater presents three encore performances of Stroking Its Ego

This new work is an exploration of female empowerment alongside men and driven by honest, unapologetic, and raw musical sounds.

Join Elisa-Marie Al...

March 12, 2017

AGES 12 – 18   (Beginners to Advanced)

3 week intensive, July 17th – August 4th  Mon – Fri 10AM-4PM
Carnegie Stage showcase (two performances) – Saturday Aug. 5th, 5:30 pm & 8:00 pm

Fee for 3-week camp: $2000

Join Artistic Director Elisa-Marie Alaio and company memb...

October 4, 2016

By Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Choreographer Elisa-Marie Alaio had a secret. She recently revealed an eight-year struggle with an eating disorder at a benefit for The Emily Project, a national organization that has opened a branch in the Pittsburgh area to h...

July 1, 2016

A New Work
July 7-9 & 14-16 & 8:00 pm

Beauty. Sex. Power. 
Three scenes. Dynamic. Provocative. Effulgent.

Choreographed by Elisa-Marie Alaio               

Original Music by Reni Monteverde


December 25, 2015


Developed and choreographed bMark C. Thompson


Kimono explores the theme of social justice through the experience of victims, the evil of predation, and the culpability of predators.


With the help of a woman who appears on his doorsteps, a traumatized man, an artist...

June 14, 2015


fireWALL Dance Theater will once again be performing a world premiere under the direction of Elisa-Marie Alaio.  We took a few moments to learn about Elisa-Marie’s newest work, Admission.  This is Elisa-Marie’s second original show which she personally conceived and...