Today, she happily resides in Harlem, NYC. Ali has spent a number of years performing abroad in Germany, Italy, China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and England. Performance credits include iLuminate Artist of Light, Crystal Pite's Polaris at City Center, ABC TV’s Dirty Dancing.
Most recently, Ali choreographed the 2018 Drama League Fundraising Gala at the Plaza Hotel honoring Nathan Lane.
Alessandra is a versatile performer and artistic collaborator. Originally from Trenton, Ohio, Ali graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a BA in Communication Arts with Journalism and French minors.
In creation, Ali works with Andy Blankenbuehler (Only Gold, Bandstand, Bring It On, CATS, Fosse), Jennifer Jancuska (The BringAbout), and Patricia Birch.
And her many friends, of course…
Ali produces a mobile social dance event, The Hustle Social
and was the Hustle Dance Instructor for Lincoln Center’s 2018 Midsummer Night Swing!
She's passionate about passing on a language of partner dancing that unites individuals and together moves communities including New York City, Seattle, Montreal and London.