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Alexandra has been Choreographer for “Sense and Sensibility” (Sheen Center, Judson Gym, Folger Shakespeare Library, American Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage), for which she won a Helen Hayes Award, Lortel Nomination, and IRNE nomination for Best Choreography. She choreographed the Off Broadway musical, “The Mad Ones” (Kerrigan/ Lowdermilk) (59E59), Bedlam’s “Peter Pan” (Duke Theatre), “Two Gentlemen of Verona” (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), “As You Like It” (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Folger Shakespeare Library), “How to transcend a happy marriage” by Sarah Ruhl (Lincoln Center Theatre), “The Young Ladies of…” (Taylor Mac), “Chang(e)” (Soomi Kim at HERE Arts), and others.  Current projects include choreographing “Antonio’s Song” (by Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Suarez) for CATF and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.

Her critically acclaimed international performance career includes 7 years with the Bill. T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and projects with Martha Clarke, John Turturro, and others. She created Alexandra Beller/Dances in 2001 and has created over 40 original Dance Theatre works, both for her own and other companies. Her choreography has been presented at theatres throughout the US and in Korea, Hong Kong, Oslo, Cyprus, St. Petersburg, and Poland.

Alexandra currently holds a BFA in Dance, MFA in Dance and CMA (Certified Movement Analyst) in Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals and is currently a Yearlong teacher at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Analysis (LIMS) in New York City.  She is on the faculty of Princeton University, Montclair State University’s graduate program, and frequently adjunct teaches at Universities in NYC including Barnard College, Rutgers University, The New School, and Alvin Ailey Dance Center at Fordham University.