Alex Jones is a graduate of the University of South Florida. In addition to his collegiate training at USF, Alex received his dance training from The Dance Center at Satya Life, Highlands School of Dance, Harrison Arts Center, and LINES Ballet BFA Program. He has had the opportunity to work with Alonzo King, Bill T. Jones in Serenade/The Proposition, and Doug Varone in The Rite of Spring. He has performed in Tunisia, Africa with the University of South Florida on behalf of the American Embassy and the Tunisian Dance Federation. He has performed for Walt Disney World in Dream Along with Mickey, Beauty and the Beast Live Onstage, Hocus Pocus Villian Spelltacular, and Lion King: Concert in the Wild as the Spirit of Simba. Alex has presented three evening length works at the Studio@620 in St. Petersburg, one of which was funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Recently, Alex is the artistic director of Collective Soles Dance Company in Tampa. He is honored to take the company to new heights and explore and grow in his craft.
This class is a fusion of ballet fundamentals and release/floor work. Time is spent working on fast weight changes, movement leading from the back and chest, moving quickly and efficiently between the floor and in the air, and feedback on vulnerably and movement origin both physically and emotionally