Contemporary Ballet Program | Director
Alexandra Damiani is a French choreographer, artistic director, and movement specialist based in New York City. Her works have been performed in New York, NY, Richmond, VA, and Pittsburgh, PA to critical acclaims. She also brought her expertise to numerous commercials and film projects, including Colgate, Warby Parker, Black Swan, and Adjustment Bureau.
Damiani was the artistic director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. During her decade-long tenure, she worked alongside and curated works by the most sought-after contemporary dance choreographers in the world. Damiani is frequently invited to re-stage the work of Crystal Pite and conduct master classes around the world. She teaches movement for the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University and for the Commercial Dance department. She is the artistic director of a vibrant winter dance intensive produced by NYCDA foundation.
Damiani is a passionate teacher of Qigong and Taiji under the guidance of Sat Hon.