Alexis Evans is a Colorado native that has been dancing since the young age of two. She danced competitively at an Arvada studio until she was 18 as well as danced on the Standley Lake High School Varsity Poms team. While on the SLHS Poms team Alexis became the captain and main choreographer during her senior year. She led her team to the Final Six at the Annual State Championships as well as the Semi-Finals at the UDA National Competition.
After graduation, Alexis attended Colorado Mesa University where she joined the CMU Dance Team and started on her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance/Performing Arts. While studying at CMU Alexis choreographed for Fruita High School Poms team and the CMU Dance team. She became deeply involved in the Dance Program at CMU, performing in eight main stage dance concerts, ten informal dance concerts, three years at the American College Dance Festival, three years with the Aspen Dance Connection, performed at trained at Boulder Jazz Festival for two years and of course one main stage musical, ‘Oklahoma!’.
Not only did she perform but she delved into creating dance, she choreographed six main stage contemporary and jazz pieces and several solos. She was also chosen to choreograph two pieces to represent CMU at the American College Dance Festival. Alexis graduated from CMU this past May of 2011 and was awarded the Student Choreographer of the Year Award. In the few short months after graduation Alexis has been selected to choreograph for Studio One Dance Company, a flash mob for KreateAJourney, PEAK Athletics Plus competitive dance teams and Cleo on Cleo at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance.
While at CMU Alexis sharpened her skills in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballroom and Musical Theatre. She was lucky to study under dance royalty such as Melonie Buchanan Murray, Matthew Lindstrom, Alexandra Little, Alex Blitstein, Jessica Hendricks, Caitlin Gray, Adam Parson, Kim Neal Nofsinger, Kari Herman and Hilaneous J. Wilkins. Now back in Denver, Alexis is teaching at multiple studios, coaching competitive dance teams, performing and choreographing with Studio One Dance and training at Cleo Parker Robinson. While at Cleo Parker Robinson Alexis has been selected to perform at the Dancing with the Denver Stars Gala with the Ensemble, represent Cleo Parker Robinson Dance at the 3rd Annual Denver Peace Jam by performing a solo to written word as well as performing with the Ensemble in Cleo Parker Robinson’s ‘Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum’ as a featured dancer, the ‘Coyote’.
Alexis has truly found true love and passion in dance, whether she’s performing it, creating it or teaching it. Alexis has dedicated her life to the art of dance and doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. Dance is more than a career it is her life.