Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Alexis Britford is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ high school Classical Ballet program and has a BFA, summa cum laude, in Dance Performance from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During her undergraduate

studies, she was a member of Dayton Contemporary Dance Second Company (DCDC2) and upon graduation was promoted to the professional company, where she enjoyed seven seasons touring both domestically and internationally. Ms. Britford has had the pleasure of being featured in works by many notable choreographers, namely: Donald Byrd, Donald McKayle, Debbie Blunden-Diggs, Ulysses Dove, Ray Mercer, Ron K. Brown, Anthony Tudor and Stafford C. Berry. Ms. Britford also spent two seasons as a company member of GroundWorks DanceTheater in Cleveland, Ohio where she had the opportunity to work with Robyn Mineko Williams, James Gregg, Banning Bouldin and Amy Miller. As an independent artist, Ms. Britford performed with Lula Washington Dance Theater, Neos Dance Theatre and worked as an adjunct professor at Wright State University and Cleveland State University. She recently relocated to the Philadelphia area to attend Drexel University as a graduate student studying dance/movement therapy and counseling.