Corps De Ballet
Mexico City, Mexico
Promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2015
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Alexa Horwath began dancing at the Scherzo Ballet Studio at age five. There she performed lead roles in productions like Alice in Wonderland, Cats and others. She eventually moved to San Antonio at the age of 10 and began her professional training with the Ballet San Antonio Academy with teachers Sally Simmons, Marieli Guardiola-Pope, Sarah Pautz, Carlos Hopuy and Dede Barfield. At the age of 13, Horwath worked with the Ballet San Antonio Junior Company and performed in many competitions where she received several awards for her performances in Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz.
She began her career with Ballet San Antonio in 2011 at the age of 17 as a Trainee and was quickly promoted to Apprentice in 2012. In summer 2013 and 2014 she trained with Philip Otto and Rachel Otto in Huntsville Ballet in Alabama. Horwath 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 and the Beast, and Carmen.
This is Ms. Horwath’s 10th season with Ballet San Antonio.
Get to know Alexa
What are your favorite ballets? Some of my favorite ballets are Giselle, George Balanchine’s Jewels, and Romeo & Juliet.
What do you like to do when you’re not dancing? I really enjoy baking and cooking, and photography. Also, being with my family whenever I have the time!
If you were not a dancer what would you be doing? If I wasn’t a dancer I would probably be a kindergarten teacher or Nutritionist.