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Alexis Andrews


Photo: Mallory Pettee.

Alexis Arlene Andrews began her ballet training in Reno, Nevada under the direction of Maggie Banks, Dr. Barbara Land and Alexander Van Alstyne. Her training continued at Walnut Hill School for the Arts ’01 (under the direction of Michael Owen), the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, San Francisco Ballet School, and the Joffrey Ballet School. She earned her Master of Arts for Teaching Dance in the Professions from New York University Steinhardt in combination with American Ballet Theatre Pedagogy and was awarded a certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Dance Education. Andrews is an ABT Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Level Seven of the ABT National Training Curriculum. In 2023 she was invited to be on the NTC Board of Examiners and a member of the ABT NTC Advisory Board. Andrews has been a dance educator in New York since 2013 teaching at Hunter College Elementary School, Peridance, Steps on Broadway and Dance Theatre of Harlem. This is her 11th year on the faculty at ABT JKO School Children’s Division.