Alexandra Cunningham

Dancer

 

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Alexandra Cunningham

Joined The Sacramento Ballet: 2005
Sacramento Ballet Apprentice: 2005-2006
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Training/Education: Deane Dance Center, Barbara Crockett

Alexandra is in her 9th season with the Sacramento Ballet. Growing up in Sacramento she danced in The Nutcracker and this will be her 21st year performing in this production.  With the company her most memorable roles have been creating and performing Daisy in Ron Cunningham’s The Great Gatsby, as well as dancing Juliet in Ron Cunningham’s Romeo & Juliet, and the title roles in his Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. She has had the honor of dancing many Balanchine ballets including Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Stars and Stripes (Pas de Deux), Rubies, Tarantella, La Sonnambula (Sleepwalker), Concerto Barocco (Pas de Deux), Serenade (Waltz Girl), The Four Temperaments, Who Cares?, Donizetti Variations, Scotch Symphony, Theme and Variations and Western Symphony. Other career highlights include creating new works with Darrell Grand Moultre, Trey McIntyre, Sidra Bell, Matthew Neenan, Jared Nelson, Amy Seiwert, Melissa Barak, Helen Pickett, Molly Lynch and John Selya.  Alexandra has had the honor of participating in the National Choreographers Initiative for the past two summers.  She trained under Barbara Crockett and has attended summer intensives at Springboard Danse Montreal, Juilliard, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Boston Ballet, Harid Conservatory, and The Kirov Academy. In Alexandra’s free time she enjoys traveling, bike riding, yoga, arts and crafts, and playing with her cat, Mochii! She is currently deferring admission from UC Berkeley, and looks forward to attending school full time in the future.