Alexa West (b. 1991 Houston, Texas) is an artist and choreographer based in New York City. Her research examines the materials and spaces that impact human motion to illustrate the hilarious and absurd conditions that frame our collective embodiment. She works collaboratively with performers.
West studied in the professional training program at the Martha Graham School before receiving her BFA from the Cooper Union. Her work has been presented in spaces around New York, New York and Houston, Texas. West is currently a LiftOff A.I.R. with New Dance Alliance and a MFA candidate at Bard College, Milton Avery School of the Arts.