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AMDA Faculty since: 2019
John Alix is a director/choreographer who works both in theatre and TV/film. After earning a BFA in Dance & Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University, John moved to New York to pursue his dream of a career in the arts. Some of his credits include the NBC/Universal Kids network launch, MoMa, Uniclo, eBay, Inspiration Morn musical theatre intensive in Shanghai, China, and the resident choreographer for large-scale events by Van Wyck & Van Wyck. For two years, John appeared in the hit off-Broadway show, Fuerza Bruta, and also toured internationally with the company. In addition, John has worked as associate choreographer to Luis Salgado on two productions of In The Heights, which took home 9 Helen Hayes awards, including best choreography.
John is proud to be dance faculty at American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) on their New York campus, teaching jazz technique as well as commercial dance. He also serves on the creative team for Broadway Bares, an annual event created by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.