Alexandra Kochis

Principal
Alexandra Kochis

Alexandra, a Massachusetts native, received her early training from Mimi Ferrell of Ballet Arts Academy in Boxford, Massachusetts, and Iacob Lascu of Lascu School of Ballet in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She continued her studies at The Boston Ballet Center for Dance Education, The Kirov Academy in Washington D.C. and The School of American Ballet. She joined Boston Ballet II in 1995 and the company in 1998. Since joining PBT in 2006, she has enjoyed the opportunity to dance principal roles in the company’s productions of Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Don Quixote, Coppèlia, Le Corsaire, Peter Pan, Cinderella, The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge® – The Ballet, La Bayadère and Balanchine’s Sylvia Pas de Deux, Western Symphony, Serenade, Divertimento No. 15 and Rubies. She also danced the roles of Juliette in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette and Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet, Stella in John Neumeier’s A Streetcar Named Desire, and Caroline in Antony Tudor’s Jardin Aux Lilas (Lilac Garden). Some of her contemporary credits include the Cowgirl in Agnes DeMille’s Rodeo, the Ballerina in Jerome Robbins’ The Concert as well as the second pas de deux in his In the Night. She’s had featured roles in Paul Taylor’s Company B; Mark Morris’ Maelstrom and Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes; Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room; Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort and Sinfonietta; and William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated.