Alexis Drabek received her early dance training in Colorado and was awarded scholarships to the summer programs of School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. She attended Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and was a NFAA/ARTS awardee in both Ballet and Modern. Ms. Drabek earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Juilliard School in NYC, where she trained under the country’s top ballet and modern teachers including Benjamin Harkarvy, Hector Zaraspe, Stephen Pier, Alexandra Wells, Lupe Serrano, Alphonse Poulin, Laura Glenn, Carolyn Adams, Linda Kent, Jacqulyn Buglisi and Christine Dakin. As part of the Juilliard Dance Ensemble, Ms. Drabek performed works by Colin Connor, Adam Hougland, Jose Limon, Igal Perry, Abdul Rahim-Jackson, Maurice Wainrot and Reginald Yates.
Ms. Drabek also danced with Desmond Richardson at the Guggenheim’s Work & Process: Picasso Dances, choreographed by George Faison. She has performed with David Taylor Dance Theater, Kim Robards Dance, Diablo Ballet, Oakland Ballet, Company C Contemporary Ballet, and BRIAH Danse, performing leading roles in works by Charles Anderson, Patrick Corbin, Jayne Persch, James Sewell, Twyla Tharp and Antony Tudor. Ms. Drabek also served as Ballet Mistress for Company C Contemporary Ballet and BRIAH Danse, assisting many choreographers including Maurice Causey, Dennis Nahat, Peter Anastos, and Susan Jaffe. Ms. Drabek currently lives in Lakewood, Colorado with her husband and three children.