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Leigh Alexander has been dancing since the age of three. She has exploered many styles of dance including modern, tap, jazz, hip hop, country line, ballroom, African, & Native American, but her main focus has always been ballet. As a youth, she studied under Towson's Children's Dance Division with Patty Enoch Bond where she was able to gain a strong foundation in R.A.D. In high school, Leigh was accepted into the dance program at Carver Center for the Arts. After graduation, Leigh went on to receive her Associate of the Arts degree from CCBC in Dance. During her attendance, Leigh was awarded "Outstanding Dancer of the Year" for two consecutive years. In addition, she also received the only scholarships offered in the dance department, both years in attendance. She graduated from Goucher College in 2008, where she earned her BA in Dance Therapy.
Leigh began her teaching career at age 11 as an assistant at Kingsville Recreation Center. After three years she was awarded her own classes. Leigh went on to teach creative movement, ballet, tap, modern, & lyrical to varying age groups around Maryland.
Leigh Alexander has been an active member of Maryland's dance community for several years. As a dancer herself, she has trained at Towson's Children's Dance Division, the Carver Center for Performing Arts, CCBC, and Goucher College. She currently teaches creative movement, ballet, modern, and lyrical to varing age groups around Maryland. Her passion in the field of dance has led in many directions including costume design. In 2006 she started designing and crafting dance costumes for herself and recieved several awards for outstanding craftsmenship at local and national conventions. In 2008 she began making and designing costumes for the Maryland School for Ballet and Modern Dance, Howard County Ballet, and eventually Baltimore Ballet. Upcoming projects include modern dance costumes for Deep Vision Dance Company, Afro-fusion dance costumes for Morton Street Dance center, and "Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer" ballet lincesed by the copyright holder.