Alex Kramer was a member of American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company for the 2011/2012 season and performed with ABT II on its 2011 European tour, where he danced Jerome Robbins's Interplay, George Balanchine's Allegro Brillante, and Antony Tudor's Continuo. Mr. Kramer joined Ballet San Jose in 2012 and danced a lead role in Sir Frederick Ashton's Les Rendezvous. Born in Grand Junction, Colorado, at the age of 7 he began his training at The Institute of Dancing Arts. He has also trained with Jean-Philippe Malaty, Executive Director of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. He participated in the Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancer's Competition from 2004 through 2009, and in 2009 was awarded the Florence Ruston Award for Overall Excellence. In 2009, he began training at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre in New York City, and in 2010, he became the first recipient on the David Hallberg Scholarship there.
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