Haley Neisser (Apprentice) began her dance training at the Los Angeles Ballet Academy. She later graduated from the Virginia School of the Arts and spent two years as a trainee with The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. She performed in The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Coppelia, under the direction of Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. Haley has also performed in original works by Ma Cong, Ray Mercer, Carlos dos Santos, and Christopher Huggins. This is Haley's first season with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.