About Alexandra

Alexandra James is a dance maker, educator and performer based in Southern Maine. She has appeared in the work of Victoria Marks, Trisha Brown, Lisa Gonzales, Betsy Miller, interdisciplinary work of her own creation, as well as s h i f t, a contemporary dance making duo. She has presented work in New York, Chicago, Maine, Boston & South Africa. She teaches Contemporary Technique, Hip Hop & Improvisation nationally, and with the dance department at Bates College. Alexandra received her BFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2009, and currently serves as an Artistic Director with Portland Youth Dance and Admissions Director/Operations Manager for the Bates Dance Festival.

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