Alexa Maxwell

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Ballo della Regina
  • La Sonnambula (Pastorale)
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Coffee)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly)
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • Eight Easy Pieces
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Courage, Ruby)
  • Swan Lake (Princess, Spanish)
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Russian Seasons
  • Voices
Jerome Robbins
  • Fancy Free

Originated a featured role in

  • Annabelle Lopez Ochoa: Unframed
  • Troy Schumacher: Common Ground

Originated Corps roles in

  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, The Most Incredible Thing, The Times Are Racing
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Odessa

Alexa Maxwell is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and began her dance training at the age of four at Deanne’s Dance Studio. She later studied dance at other schools before enrolling at the Minnesota Dance Theatre for two years, where her teachers included Lise Houlton and NYCB alumna Gloria Govrin. In 2009, she began training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet studying under Marcia Dale Weary. During the summer of 2012, Ms. Maxwell attended a summer session at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, and enrolled as a full-time student later that same year. Ms. Maxwell became an apprentice with NYCB in December 2012 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in November 2013.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik