DANCE MAKER      ·      multiDISCIPLINARY ARTIST      ·      EDUCATOR

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Photos by Julie Rae Powers

Photos by Julie Rae Powers

Alexandra Stilianos (she/her) holds a multidisciplinary Master of Fine Arts in Dance degree from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Science in Dance Education from Bowling Green State University. Her research contains intersecting threads of dance, immersive and interactive theatre, technology, women and gender studies, contemporary and commercial dance forms, and choreographic methods. Alexandra has been a guest artist and choreographer at Wittenberg University, Ohio Northern University, Bowling Green State University, Ohio State’s Brazil Tour Group, and the School Tour Performing Company. She has trained with Bebe Miller, Eddie Taketa, Ohad Naharin, Susan Petry, Erica Sobol, Nico O’Connor, Sabrina Phillip, and Tammy Starr. Alexandra has performed for Mashup Contemporary Dance Co., Mattidance, Silverlake Contemporary Ballet, Open Window Dance, and Norah Zuniga Shaw. She’s presented original work at RAD Fest, Mix Match Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival Gala, Choreographers Carnival Los Angeles, and RAW Artists. Alexandra has been teaching and choreographing for over thirteen years at private studios, dance festivals, community programs, student organizations, and university departments. Additionally, she has been serving as an international and regional competition judge for six years. She is currently on Faculty in the Dance Program at Harold Washington College in Chicago, IL and working as an independent dance maker and artist across the midwest.