Alex Miller is a contemporary dancer and certified Pilates instructor originally from Louisiana. She earned her BFA in Performing Arts with a concentration in dance in 2010 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. After graduating, she performed in a European tour of a children’s show with The Zinghoppers (Nashville, TN) sponsored by the Pentagon. She relocated to Austin, TX where she completed her Pilates certification through Balanced Body University for Pilates mat and equipment. She has taught at Soma Space, Ballet Austin’s Pilates Center, and Mauro Pilates. She has danced with Verge Dance Company, Lorn McDougal, Katherine Hodges, Jennifer Sherburn, NunaMaana, music video work for Tinnarose, Kesha lyric video, and back up danced for Grimes (2013). She choreographed her first evening length work Forgotten Memories which premiered in 2014. In 2015, alongside Taryn Lavery and Lucy Wilson, BLiPSWiTCH was created; BLiPSWiTCH is a dance company focusing on collaboration of arts of any medium based in Austin, TX creating evening length works as well as community performance. Most recently BLiPSWiTCH was nominated under four categories in the Austin Critic’s Table Awards for Diet Fizz Radio (2017).

oblique (2017) | Photo: Andrew Masi, SWNG Productions

Alex has studied in both America and Europe with renowned artists. She completed an apprenticeship with DanceInArt in Haarlem, Netherlands in 2014 were she both took and taught classes and had the opportunity to perform at the Toneeschlur Theater. She is currently pursuing her MFA in dance at Hollins University in partnership with Frankfurt University/MA Code in Roanoke, VA, New York, NY, and Frankfurt, Germany under the direction of Jeffery Bullock and Christopher Roman. 

Alex has taught contemporary dance in Austin, TX at Tapestry Dance Studio, Alisa’s School of Dance, and Ballet Austin. She specializes in release-based technique, contemporary floor work, improvisation, and choreographic methods.