Alexandria DiFazioDance Fundamentals and Performance Coach
As a professional dance artist and instructor, Alexandria has been involved in a wide range of performances and events over the years, including festivals, concerts, and music videos. She has been a dancer in the Hamilton-based contemporary dance collective To The Pointe Dance Project since 2012. Alexandria was a professional cheerleader and captain with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for three seasons, having participated in Grey Cup Festivals.
Alexandria DiFazio was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She began her dance training at a young age at the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, gaining extensive training in the Russian ballet style, jazz and contemporary dance forms. Alexandria pursued dance in post-secondary gaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Specialized Honours in Dance from York University, specializing in performance and choreography. In her final year at York she was a member of the York Dance Ensemble, and choreographed a contemporary piece entitled The Letter which was chosen by faculty members to represent York at Fresh Blood (The Chimera Project), a showcase for emerging choreographers. The Letter was presented at the Harbourfront Center as part of the Next Steps Series 2013-2014. Alexandria went on to complete a Bachelor of Education from Brock University in Music-Vocal and is an occasional teacher with the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.
Alexandria has gained a great deal of experience as a professional dance artist and instructor and has been involved in a wide range of performances and events over the years, including festivals, concerts, and music videos. She has been a dancer in the Hamilton-based contemporary dance collective To The Pointe Dance Project since 2012, performing and choreographing in many works at events such as Frostbites Festival, Supercrawl, and To The Pointe’s independent shows.
In addition, Alexandria was a CFL Cheerleader and captain with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In this role she performed at every Ticats home game for three seasons, and participated in Grey Cup Festivals dancing alongside musical artists Alessia Cara, Dean Brody, and One Republic. Alexandria was a dancer with the Badass Babes, a Toronto-based dance program focusing on commercial dance styles such as Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk, and Heels.
Alexandria is remains actively involved in the dance community and extremely excited to join the team at Cornell Performance Academy!
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