ALEX HLAVATY,

grew up in southeastern Michigan, beginning his formal dance training at age six. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a minor in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University in May 2015. While at WMU, he performed choreography by Lauren Edson, Gerald Arpino, KT Nelson, Peter Chu, Gabrielle Lamb, Antony Tudor and Ohad Naharin. Alex performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. during the American College Dance Festival Association in 2012 and was fortunate to be able to study dance in New York City with Gibney Dance and in Montréal with O Vertigo and Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal. Recently, Alex was selected to dance for musical legend Bobby McFerrin in the improvisational concert “Bobby Meets Michigan” at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts in East Lansing, MI.

Photo Credit: Mitch Carter