Alex Miller is a dance artist, teacher, and choreographer and certified Pilates instructor originally from Louisiana. She earned her BFA in dance from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and her MFA in dance from Hollins University under the direction of Jeffery Bullock and Christopher Roman in partnership with Frankfurt University in Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany. In 2006, Alex performed in a European tour of a children’s show with The Zinghoppers (Nashville, TN) sponsored by the Pentagon touring countries around the world. Upon relocating to Austin, TX, she completed her comprehensive Pilates certification through Balanced Body University and started performing in choreographic works by Jennifer Sherburn, Ready, Set, Go!, Lorn McDougal, Nunamaana, and Verge Dance Company. In 2013, she had the opportunity to dance for Grimes during her Austin City Limits Festival performance. She has appeared in music videos for local artists such as Tinnarose, Shimmer Island, Linen Closet, and was in the lyric video for Kesha’s “We Are The Change.” In 2014, she choreographed her first evening length work entitled Forgotten Memories. In 2015, alongside Taryn Lavery and Lucy Wilson, BLiPSWiTCH was created. BLiPSWiTCH is a dance company focusing on collaboration of arts of any medium, creating large scale site-alternate productions as well as community-driven intimate performances highlighting local artists and local businesses. In 2017, BLiPSWiTCH was nominated for an Austin Critic’s Table Award for Diet Fizz Radio in four different categories, winning best sound design and best dancer.
Alex has studied in both America and Europe with renowned artists doing workshops and intensives. She competed an apprenticeship with DanceInArt in Haarlem, Netherlands in 2014 were she took and taught classes and had the opportunity to perform at the Toneeschlur Theater. Alex has taught contemporary dance in Austin, TX at Tapestery Dance Studio, Alisa’s School of Dance, First Street Studios, and Ballet Austin. She specializes in release-based technique, contemporary floor work, improvisation, and choreographic methods.