Alexander Skinner

National Ballet of Canada: Corps de Ballet (2017-present)

Alexander Skinner was born in Ottawa, Ontario and trained at The School of Dance in Ottawa, Ontario and Canada’s National Ballet School. Mr. Skinner joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC apprentice in 2017 and became a member of the corps de ballet in 2018. Mr. Skinner’s repertoire includes Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, Nijinsky, Anna Karenina, The Merry Widow, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Dream, The Second Detail, Emergence, Being and Nothingness, and Night. Mr. Skinner was awarded the David Tory Award in 2020 and the RBC Emerging Artist Award in 2018.




Alexander Skinner, National Ballet of Canada

See also:

Pursuing Grace in a Politically Charged Time: Two dancers of colour who are flourishing, Dance International
20 Questions with Alexander Skinner, Ballet News

Video links:

Dancer Diaries Episode 3: Hannah and Alexander
Return to the Studio | The National Ballet of Canada
Ballet Moments: Chroma | The National Ballet of Canada
Dancing in Isolation | The National Ballet of Canada
5 Things About Crystal Pite | The National Ballet of Canada
Trio Sonata | The National Ballet of Canada

Social media:

Instagram @alexi.skinner

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