A native of Springfield, Virginia, Aleksandra began her training at the Maryland Youth Ballet and went on to New Jersey to study with Susan Jaffe and Risa Kaplowitz at Princeton Dance and Theater Studio. She received additional training at Boston Ballet, Orlando Ballet, and Corella Ballet in Spain.
Aleksandra is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 7 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.
She has appeared as a guest artist performing principal roles with small, local companies. Her roles include the Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker, Kitri in Don Quixote, and the lead in Giselle. She has also danced minor roles in The Sleeping Beauty, Paquita, and Les Sylphides.
An accomplished choreographer, Aleksandra was invited in 2011 to attend the inaugural Choreographic Workshop hosted by Boston Ballet and led by Helen Pickett. Aleksandra has created several original neo-classical works including “Verano” (for Princeton Dance, and Theater Studio) and “Longing” (for Orlando Ballet Summer Intensive).
She has also trained in the Bowen McCauley Stretch™ method and is a Certified Barre Body℠ instructor.