Alex Neil-Sevier (she/her/hers) is a dance educator and artist based in Chicago, IL. Originally from West Michigan, Alex spent her early years competing in regional competitions, while also participating in marching band, choir, and theater. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance with concentrations in Dancemaking and Pedagogy from Columbia College Chicago, and a Masters of Public Policy with Distinction from DePaul University. Alex is a performer and guest facilitator with Inclusive Dance Chicago/Unfolding Disability’s Futures. In 2018, Alex bravely came forward as one of the many Sister Survivors of the disgraced Larry Nassar and had her victim statement impact read at his sentencing. Alex’s passion is working with young dancers, helping them experience movement and foster artistry early in their dance education in a safe and healthy way. She hopes to empower educators to speak up in support of their students and to empower all movers to use their voice to cultivate change in the movement arts industry . She is proud to have worked with movers of all ages and abilities in both traditional and non traditional dance settings.