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Alysa Portelli

Alysa Portelli

Biography

Alysa is a drummer and percussionist based in Sydney, Australia. Alysa graduated from the Australian Institute of Music with a Bachelor in Music in 2012 and went straight into her first Australian tour with the stage show Tap Dogs. Alysa's most recent shows include: Well Behaved Women (Hayes Theatre 2021), Caroline or Change (Hayes Theatre 2019), The Dismissal (Seymour Centre 2019); In The Heights (Sydney Opera House 2019, Hayes Theatre 2018); and Hear Me Roar (Sydney Opera House 2018). Alysa was also deputy drummer/percussionist for the shows SIX (Sydney Opera House 2020), Pippin (Sydney Lyric Theatre 2020/2021) and currently preparing as deputy percussionist for Hamilton (Sydney Lyric Theatre 2021). Prior to relocating back home to Sydney in 2017, Alysa spent the previous three years working with the Broadway show ‘Burn The Floor’, both with the touring company, as well as their shows on the Norwegian Cruise Line ships based out of Miami, USA. When Alysa is not working on shows, she is busy teaching, as well as gigging with a variety of bands including DrummerQueens, Mucho Mambo and Kriola Collective. Alysa is also a reserve member of The Australian Army Band.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • Tours

Regions

  • Australia/NZ

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Primary Instrument

  • Drums

My Instruments

  • Drums
  • Percussion

Pronouns

  • She/Her