Alex Schmidt‘s pursuit of dance began from an early age at a studio in Tampa, Florida. She spent her high school years attending Next Generation Ballet’s Trainee Program under the direction of Peter Stark and Ivonne Lemus. During her Senior year of high school, Alex moved to San Francisco where she graduated from the Alonzo King Lines Ballet training program. Alex currently lives in New York City where she is a dance artist and an dancer with MICHIYAYA. Alex is also a Criminology and Psychology major at University of Florida going into her senior year. She is currently collaborating with her colleague, Jessica Eckardt, to create their first evening length work together.