Corps de Ballet, Ballet
Mexico City, Mexico
Promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2015
Alexa Horwath began her training at the age of five at the Scherzo Ballet School in Mexico City, Mexico. There she got to perform in several productions such as Cats, Alice in Wonderland, and others. She eventually moved to San Antonio, Texas at the age of 10 and continued her training with the Ballet San Antonio Academy under the direction of Mayra Worthen. While training with Ballet San Antonio Academy, she joined the studio’s Junior Company and performed in many competitions where she got several awards for her performances in Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz.
In 2011, she began her professional career with Ballet San Antonio as a trainee and was promoted to apprentice the following season. During her seasons as an apprentice, she got the opportunity to work and perform with the corps de ballet. She was then promoted to corps de ballet in 2015.
Her repertoire includes various roles in The Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, Swan Lake, Dracula, Peter Pan, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, George Balanchine’s, Rubies, Beauty & The Beast, Carmen and Cinderella. This is Ms. Horwath’s 13th season with Ballet San Antonio.
Get to know Alexa
When did you start dancing and why?
I started dancing when I was 5 years old as a hobby but as I continued my training, I realized it was something that I really loved to do and I wanted to make a career out of it.
What inspired you? What inspires you as a pro?
What inspires me to do ballet is all the work and dedication is put into this career. It’s incredible to me how hard dancers work and how much they do to be able to make it as professional ballet dancer.
Why did you choose BSA, and for some both BSA-SBSA?
I chose Ballet San Antonio because is close to home and my family. My family is very important to me and my favorite part of being part of this company is being able to do what I love while being close to my family.