Jennifer Alexander


Jennifer C. Alexander is a professional dancer, choreographer, dance educator and teaching artist. She holds a BA in Dance, with honors, from the University of Maryland (College Park) and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in K-12 Dance Education from Towson University. Her destiny with dance started at the age of 3 at Linda Natoli Studio of Dance where she received training in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop and gymnastics. In addition, Jennifer also trained with the Maryland Youth Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem Pre-Professional Residency, Dance Place, Knock on Wood, and DC Dance Collective. She has also studied in workshops and special residencies under Savion Glover, Vincent Bingham, and Bakarri Walker from Bring In The Noise, Bring In The Funk; Brenda Bufalino, Liz Lerman, Helanius J. Wilkins, Gesel Mason, Monica Bill Barnes, Alvin Mayes, Nejla Y. Yatkin, Troy Powell, David Rousseve and Keith Johnson. Jennifer has had the pleasure to perform at such places as the Warner Theater, Lansburgh Theater and Kennedy Center in works with/under the direction of Next Reflex Dance Collective, Jane Franklin Dance, Jazz Is...Dance Project, Alvin Mayes, Tony Powell, Helanius J. Wilkins and Vincent E. Thomas. Currently, Jennifer is continuing to fully engage in her passion to teach, train, perform and create dance. She is the Creative Director/Teaching Artist of Destined to Dance; Teaching Artist/Dance Department Chair at Creative and Performing Arts Academy; and performs & creates with modern/contemporary dance companies in the DC Metropolitan area.