Kusha Alexi

Swiss; was born in Zurich, Switzerland. She started dancing at a private ballet school in Luzern, then changed to the internationally renowned teacher, Anne Wooliams. In 1991, she came to Munich in order to join the Munich Ballet Academy/Heinz Bosl Foundation under the directorship of Konstanze Vernon.
Kusha Alexi took part in international ballet competitions. In Lausanne she won the Award for the Best of Switzerland, in Stockholm (Eurovision Dance Contest) a 2. Prize and in Jackson, USA,  the silver medal.
After her diploma in 1994 in Munich, Kusha Alexi became member of the Bayerisches Staatsballett. Beeing only 19, she was appointed soloist in the season 1996/97, promoted to principal dancer in the season 2000/2001.
Kusha Alexi, being highly talented for both classical and contemporary dance, appears in the leading parts of Balanchine`s Concerto Barocco, Apollo (Terpsichore), Peter Martins` Fearful Symmetries, Forsythe`s Artifact II, van Manen`s Nacht, Trois Gnossiennes, Grosse Fuge, Olga in Cranko’s Onegin, Manon in Neumeier’s Die Kameliendame, as well as in the big classical ballerina roles like Giselle or Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. She was Gamzatti in the premiere of La Bayadère. Debuts in season 2000/2001 as Cinderella in John Neumeiers A Cinderella Story and as Lescaut’s Mistress in Kenneth MacMillans Manon.