newMoves Fast Facts: Alexandra Bodnarchuk

This spring, KST is presenting its sixth annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival. This festival brings young local and national choreographers to the stage to present a medley of four to five short works each night. Read more about the newMoves participants here before you see their new works on stage, May 7-9.

Photo by David Kelly

  • Alexandra began training in jazz, ballet and tap at Benvin Dance Academy at the age of two.
  • She has also studied various ethnic dance styles, including Eastern European Folk Dance and Ghanian Dance.
  • Alexandra has presented work at the American Dance Festival, and the HATCH Presenting Series (NYC) and RAW Pittsburgh and RAW Minneapolis (June, 2015).
  • Alexandra premiered CONNOTATIONS: unknown in May 2014 at PearlArts Studios.
  • Her process is rooted in an exploration of visceral physicality through the lens of multiple techniques
  • She’s also interested in photography
  • Alexandra’s newMoves piece,…and countingexplores the values of numerical facts by which we define ourselves, as a means of assessing the past, present and future.


Photo By Lindsay Dill.

Pick up your newMoves festival passes today and check out Alexandra’s newMoves piece this Thursday.

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