ALEXANDRIA BEST (she/her, Raleigh, NC) is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina where she began her dance training and love for its expressive art form. In her formal training years, she acquired knowledge from various instructors across programs such as American Ballet Theatre, Arts Umbrella, Carolina Ballet, French Académie of Ballet, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. During this time she also had the opportunity to perform various works by Rena Butler, Alexandra Damiani, Jessica Hendricks, Jiří Kylián, Florian Lochner and Alice Klock (also known as “FLOCK”), and Crystal Pite. She is a graduate of Pace University, where she received her BFA in Dance, and is in her second season with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. She is elated to be continuing her time with the company and for all the opportunities and experiences coming forth this season.