Alexandra Dawson started dancing at the eager age of three at the York Dance Academy. She began her training in ballet (Cecchetti and RAD) and subsequently expanded into other styles of dance including pointe, jazz, lyrical, tap, contemporary, modern (Limón and Graham), musical theatre and hip hop.
She is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program at York University, majoring in dance and music and after graduating in the fall of 2022, plans to attend the Teacher Training Diploma Program at Canada’s National Ballet School.
Alexandra achieved many high achievement awards as a competitive dancer during her years as a student at YDA and has performed twice in the Nutcracker and was also on the team that performed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. In addition to her love of dance Alexandra is also a gifted photographer and videographer. She is excited to be able to share her passion for dancer with the students at YDA and is looking forward to long career in the performing arts.