Seattle based dancer and choreographer
Lex Ramirez (she/her) is a Latinx teaching artist, performer and choreographer from Oakland, CA now based in Seattle, WA. She has been teaching and choreographing for the past 15 years and has a minor in Dance from Macalester College. Her main mission is to make dance accessible to all people so that they can experience the joy of movement. It is important to her to cultivate a fun, supportive community where dancers of all experience levels can thrive!
Lex has made it a point to intentionally connect with her Seattle dance community and share her knowledge with people from all walks of life. Her experience includes teaching classes and workshops in Seattle for the past 8 years; founding of Drop Zone Dance and leading Drop Squad Crew; founding an all-girls hip hop social justice program at Denny and Aki Kurose Middle Schools; creating platforms for new dance instructors of all styles to gain teaching experience and be compensated fairly for it; and choreographing for Archie the Shycon who recently performed at Capitol Hill Block Party and opened for Zara Larsson.
Lex currently teaches a hip hop choreo class at Velocity Dance Center that highlights local Seattle music as well as a hip hop fundamentals class at Westlake Dance Center which focuses on hip hop history and community. She also works for Seattle Theatre Group (STG), an arts non-profit she was introduced to through a project with Sheila E. Lex created and manages, STG Young Ambassadors, a program she created primarily for BIPOC, young artists to gain paid professional development in the arts.
Lex offers services such as customized choreography, event performances, workshops for schools and businesses, wedding choreography, private lessons and more. She is passionate about the Seattle Arts community and welcomes collaborations with artists of all disciplines.