Performer, choreographer, teacher, Alesandra Seutin was born in Harare, raised in Brussels and trained in London where she has made her residence. Her work has toured nationally and internationally and she is progressively rising as an artist making marks across continents.
“The regal Alesandra is a commanding presence ****” The Independent
In addition to the work she created on Vocab Dance Company, as an independent choreographer she has created work for Phoenix Dance Theatre, 12º North Dance and most recently State of Emergency’s 2014 tour. She has also acted as Movement Director for two plays at Theatre Centre.
Her work has been performed at venues such as Sadler’s Wells, The Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Riley Theatre, Laban Theatre, The Place Theatre, Stratford Circus, The Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre Louis Aragon (Paris, France), Tanzhaus Nrw (Dusseldorf, Germany), Harbourfront Theatre (Toronto, Canada), The Arcola, Lindsey Theatre, Goethe Institut (Abidjan, Ivory Coast), IFM (Antananarivo, Madagascar) and Purcell Room.
Alesandra Seutin is currently touring with German company Steptext Dance Project as part of their new project ‘Boxom’. Alesandra perform songs from artist Ya’Koto and dances alongside an international cast.
In 2011, Alesandra Seutin was selected by icon Germaine Acogny ‘mother of African contemporary dance’, to be part of the transmission of her technique. Alesandra is now the only UK dance artist to be a certified Germaine Acogny teacher and ambassador.
In 2014, Alesandra become a ADAD Trailblazers Champion for her continuous contribution as an artist of the African Diaspora in the UK bridging the gap between African and Contemporary dance.