about alexa

Singer, actress, and dancer—Alexa Clint is a versatile performer who has been entertaining audiences for more than 15 years. She is a Masters recipient from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with voice teacher Neil Rosenshein and coach Shane Schag. While at MSM, she performed in the chorus in The Mother of Us All; served as teaching assistant for Francis Patrelle’s Movement for Singers classes (where she drew on her background in ballet, modern dance, ballroom, and dance for musical theater); and was a cast member and choreographer of the Discover Opera! outreach program. During the 2014-2015 academic year, she was the co-choreographer of the senior opera, Das Land des Lächelns.

Alexa attended the Manhattan School of Music's Summer Voice Festival for three years: in 2011, she performed the role of Claudia in their production Nine and in 2012 she undertook the role of Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music. In 2014, she returned to perform in Nine, this time as Lilliane LaFleur. After performing a work in development in the advanced class of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, Alexa was named "BMI Performer of the Week." She performed the role of Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at the 2015 Trentino Music Festival (Italy), where she also participated in a Master Class with Deborah Voigt. She was most recently seen as Lily Garland (image top left) in On the 20th Century at the Riverside Theater in New York.

Alexa was a Wagnild Scholarship recipient and received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the Sunderman Conservatory at Gettyburg College. As a freshman, she won the 2010 Sunderman Conservatory Concerto Competition and was a guest soloist with the Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra, performing arias from Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah. She also performed and toured with the Wind Symphony during the 2010-2011 season. Alexa was the winner in Division 9, Senior Women of the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2012 Vocal Auditions; she was a semifinalist in 2010, and was a winner in the first round of the 2011 and 2012 Classical Singer Magazine University Competition. She was nominated for an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship through the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for her performance as Mrs. Gibbs in Our Town. She returned to the Kline Theater as both Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, and toured with the Gettysburg College Choir as a featured soloist in their performance of Ravel's Trois Chansons. She was a member of the Sunderman Opera Studio, Gettysburg College Choir, Gettysburg Student Musical Theater, the Owl and Nightingale Players, and the Gettysburg College Dance Ensemble.

Other stage credits include the Witch in Humperdink’s Hansel and Gretel (Sunderman Opera Studio), Luisa in The Fantasticks (McAneny Theater, Princeton) and Claire in Ordinary Days (Stevens Lab Theater). She performed twice at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival  in Buxton, England with the Philadelphia Gilbert and Sullivan Union as Kate in The Pirates of Penzance and Fleta in Iolanthe.

In addition to her musical pursuits, Alexandra was an assistant director intern and choreographer of McCarter Theater’s (Princeton) Summer Shakespeare program, and also won McCarter’s 2009 YouthInk! playwriting competition. Currently, she is the Associate Director of Youth Programs at The School at Steps on Broadway. When not on stage, Alexa has enjoyed success as a competitive ballroom dancer and qualified for the Junior Olympics as an épée fencer. 

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