Alexis Staley grew up in Baltimore and started dancing at five years old. She has yet to stop!
Alexis graduated from Baltimore School for the Arts, studying classical ballet and modern dance. In 2014, she went on to graduate from Alonzo King Lines Ballet BFA in Dance and Dominican University of California. During college, Alexis completed a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She was involved with Juntos Collective: a nonprofit that organizes undergrad dancers around the country to use their art form for social justice work in their communities and throughout Latin America. She traveled through Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua performing, teaching, and participating in dance workshops. She realized that she could contribute her talents, skills, and passions to make a difference locally and globally; this desire drives her current goals and aspirations.
Since college, Alexis has danced professionally with San Francisco Opera, River North Dance Chicago, and TU Dance. She also teaches Pure Barre fitness class! When she is not dancing or teaching, she is doing other active things like exploring bike paths, trails, parks and lakes in Minnesota, her new home state.
We are very fortunate to have Alexis in the Twin Cites and at The Family Place!!
Thank you, Alexis, for your service to our community!