Spotlight on... ALEX FREI
Our "SPOTLIGHT BOLZANO DANZA" shines brightly with him today...and will continue to through his fabulous debut in Bozen this summer!
Alex Frei was born in Locarno, in the Italian part of Switzerland. He studied dance with Jutta Röthel in Munich. Jutta Röthel was Bob Fosse’s assistant for the movie CABARET and the Broadway musical PIPPIN. He graduated from the ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS in Amsterdam and was awarded with a scholarship for the Alvin Ailey School in New York and for the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Alex was a soloist with BALLET THEATRE MUNICH, LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTREAL, EZDANZA, MUNICH DANCE THEATRE, the AUGSBURG BALLET and was a guest artist with BEJÁRT BALLET LAUSANNE. He danced works by Philip Taylor, Jiri Kylian, Carolyn Carlson, Richard Alston, Nacho Duato, Cayetano Soto, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Mauro Bigonzetti, Christian Spuck, Crystal Pyte, Aszure Burton and Davide Bombana who he also assisted.
Throughout his career he has been cast member of several musical theatre productions, such as 42nd STREET, COPACABANA, MARYLIN, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MY FAIR LADY, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, ANYTHING GOES, CATS, CABARET, THE BODYGUARD, PRISCILLA and CHICAGO as the Spirit of Fosse.