spc Alex Cann      

Alex Cann is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia. She started her dance training at the age of three, focusing in ballet, modern and jazz, as well as acrobatics. She has a certification from A.F.S.A. Acrobatics (Acrobatics Federation of South Africa) where she was a student for 10 yrs.

In 2006 she moved to Seattle and joined the academy program at Spectrum Dance Theater, where she was given the opportunity to work with Donald Byrd and his company for three years. During that time, she also worked with well-known choreographers including Jamel Gaines and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

In 2008, she was accepted into the dance program at Cornish College of the Arts where she worked with local choreographers including Steve Casteel and Jason Ohlberg.

Alex has also been teaching acrobatics, jazz and ballet since 2005. She is currently a faculty member at Premiere Dance Center where she works with all age groups and is especially passionate about working with her young students.

She graduated from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in December 2012 and has since participated in performances all over Seattle such as Full Tilt, Strictly Seattle, Folklife and participated in Bates Summer Dance Festival in Lewiston, Maine.

Alex has most recently been a 3 season Seattle dance company member of 3rd Shift Dance, performed with the Seattle dance company Relay Dance Collective & performed in the world premiere of Dante's Inferno - The Ballet.