Annika Alejo is a recent graduate from the University California of Irvine. She double majored completing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and a Bachelor’s in Anthropology. Annika was a soloist and a member of the last Etude Ensemble to work with the late Donald McKayle. She has performed Mr. McKayle’s historic works for his final memorial concert. Additionally, she has worked with Lar Lubovitch, performing his iconic repertory Marimba at the Irvine Barclay Theater. Last summer, Annika trained globally with Vertigo Dance Company in Israel. Alongside concert dance, Annika has performed in theater productions with South Coast Repertory and the Gem Theater. Currently, she is represented by Go2Talent, one of Los Angeles’ leading commercial dance talent agencies. Outside of the arts, Annika is a certified Yoga and Pilates Trainer.