Alexander Skinner. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Alexander Skinner was born in Ottawa, Ontario and trained at The School of Dance in Ottawa, Ontario and Canada’s National Ballet School. Alexander joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2017 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2018.
Alexander’s repertoire includes Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, Nijinsky, Anna Karenina, The Merry Widow, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Dream, Etudes, Chaconne, Marguerite and Armand, Chroma, The Second Detail, Angels' Atlas, Emergence, Being and Nothingness, Night, The Dreamers Ever Leave You and Orpheus Alive.
Alexander was awarded the David Tory Award in 2020 and the RBC Emerging Artist Award in 2018.
Born: Ottawa, Ontario
Trained: The School of Dance in Ottawa, Ontario and Canada's National Ballet School
Corps de Ballet since: 2018
“The cast on opening night was stellar... along with elegant newcomer Alexander Skinner.”
— The Globe and Mail