““Nobody cares if you can‘t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”
–Martha Graham, American Choreographer
He has trained with several noted choreographers including Jeff Dimitriou, Reet Roy, Jerome Esplana, Fefe Burgos and Cat Cagliandro among others. His performance experience has varied, performing in San Diego, Toronto and New York City among other places. Most recently, Xander was cast as the Mouse King and the Arabian in the Nutcracker and has also performed in different shows such as the musical Mary Poppins. He was the featured soloist for the grand opening ceremonies at the National Arts Centre for Dignitaries including Prince Charles and the Governor General.
Through taking classes, Xander found a love for teaching and choreography. As a choreographer Xander has had the opportunity to teach contemporary and hip hop classes in the city as well as choreographing for events such as Future Shock Showcase and Dancer’s Give Back 2020.
Xander recently graduated from Canterbury High School with dance certification in Ballet and Modern intending to make a career out of the art he loves.