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Alex Schmidt

Season 5 Choreographer

Alex Schmidt’s pursuit of dance began at an early age at a studio in Tampa, FL. She spent her first three years of high school attending Next Generation Ballet’s trainee program, under the direction of Peter Stark. During her senior year of high school, Alex moved to San Francisco where she graduated from the two-year Alonzo King LINES Ballet training program in 2017. She currently lives in New York where she is a dancer, choreographer, creator, and teacher. Alex is a dance artist with Michiyaya Dance Company, a freelance artist, and co-founder of TWO IN SEVEN BILLION. She also creates and produces her own work and performances. Alex graduated from the University of Florida in May of 2020, with degrees in Criminology and Psychology that she completed while in the LINES training program. Alex recently finished her Master’s in Forensic Psychology with certification in Victimology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. She recently started working with Rehabilitation Through The Arts, where she teaches dance classes inside correctional facilities in New York.

Photo by Joseph Heitman

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