Over the last decade, Alejandra has had the honor of performing and presenting choreography at venues throughout the United States and abroad, including the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Jacob’s Pillow, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, the Versace Mansion, and Jennifer Lopez's Super Saturday Night during Superbowl LII. She was a featured performer in The Ride (a New York Drama Desk Award Nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience) and has danced in works by Sidra Bell, Christopher Huggins, Take Ueyama, Alvin Ailey, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Donna Salgado, Penelope Freeh, and Jermaine Berry. Her choreography has been presented in Minneapolis and New York City.
She successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough, 9 level program that combines high-quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. She also holds a B.F.A. in Dance from Fordham University/ The Ailey School and an M.A. in Philosophy from Temple University. Alejandra is the Co-Creative Director of Sparkle Theatricals, serves on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, and is an im=X and Balanced Body Pilates Certified Instructor. She is a citizen of Argentina and the U.S.A.
Alejandra is thrilled to share what she has learned with the students at Studio One Dance.
Cynthia has more than 30 years experience in dance instruction as well as award winning choreography. She previously owned and operated Act I Dance in New Brighton for 10 years and has taught for various dance studios in the Twin Cities area. Cynthia has taken dance instruction at Minnesota Dance Theatre, the University of MN, Minnesota Jazz Company, and was an original member of Zenon Company. She has also studied dance with the late world renowned Gus Giordano, both in MN and at his studio in Chicago; Dupres’s, Tremaine’s, Debbie Reynold’s Dance Studio in L.A.; Steps, Broadway Dance Center and Phil Black’s in N.Y.C., as well as ballet and jazz classes in Paris. She continues to attend dance conventions such as West Coast Dance Explosion, Shock, and Jump as well as “The Pulse” convention where she received instruction and met with the choreographers and judges of the hit show “So You Think You Can Dance”. (Mia Michaels, Shane Sparks, and Brian Friedman, along with choreographers Chris Judd and Dave Scott.) Cynthia returns to New York City often to continue her dance training and study the current trends in dance.