Alexandra is a contemporary dancer and choreographer. She studied at the School of Contemporary Dancers from the age of four years until she graduated in 2004 from the company’s Professional Program and the University of Winnipeg with a BA Honours degree. Alexandra was a company dancer with Ruth Cansfield Dance Company for four years before joining Young Lungs Dance Exchange to pursue choreography. She is now the artistic director of her own company, Alexandra Elliott Dance.
Alexandra will work on developing a 15-minute dance piece entitled Get Served. In this work, she will be depicting seven specific customers she used to serve in restaurants where she worked. The piece will incorporate movement, props, voice, and humour.
Meet the Artist
Saturday, October 4 at 2:00 pm
Barnaby’s Grille, Onanole
Come out to Barnaby’s Grille and watch Alexandra serve up a portion of her new solo dance creation, inspired by her years in the restaurant business. Stay afterwards for an informal chat with Alexandra about her choreographic process.