Alexis Silver was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and spent her formative years in Berkeley, CA. Her serious ballet training and performance experience was nurtured by Ronn Guidi, at Oakland Ballet. As a teenager Alexis moved to Massachusetts, shifted her focus to include contemporary dance, and advanced this training with Marcus Schulkind. Alexis joined The New York Baroque Dance Company in the summer of 2010. With NYBDC, she recently performed in the International Händel Festival in Göttingen, Germany. She has also performed with the Boston Early Music Festival in their production of Dido and Aeneas. Alexis has performed work by Trisha Brown in “Dance & Art in Dialogue” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, an original piece by John Jasperse at The Kennedy Center, and a site-specific 9/11 Memorial piece by Sarah Skaggs Dance. Additionally, she dances with Rebecca Warner, Gregory Nuber Dance, Becky Radway Dance Projects, Enrico Wey, among others. Alexis contributes writing to Dance and Dance Spirit Magazines and is an accomplished photographer www.asilverphotography.com. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Certificate of Higher Education from London Contemporary Dance School.
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