Although born in Florida, Alicia Goytizolo began her ballet training at age 8 in the Escuela Nacional Superior de Ballet in Lima, Peru. At 13, she returned to Florida and was trained by Cuban ballerina Magda Auñon. Two years later she was accepted into the Ellison Professional Training Program in New York, where she worked with artists including Edward Ellison, Lyubov Fominih, Maina Geiglud, and Jolanta Valekaite. In 2018 she graduated from the program and joined NYTB. Alicia has performed in full lengths such as Graduation Ball, The Nutcracker, and Coppélia, as well as excerpts from Don Quixote, Cavalry Halt, Paquita and Symphony in C, among others.