Alex Pollard
Actor, Dancer
Non-Union
“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small”
-Richard Branson

Alex Pollard is a professional Toronto-based dancer and choreographer with years of experience in the commercial dance industry. He is a graduate of York University holding a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Alex is trained in various styles, such as Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz-Funk, Heels, Modern, and more. Alex has trained at many studios in Toronto and New York, including, Broadway Dance Centre, Alvin Ailey, Peridance Capezio Center and many more, which have provided him with an exceptional background of dance training.

Alex has choreographed for many shows and events in Toronto, such as Toronto Pride, InSitu Festival II, MAC Fundraiser Gala, Toronto’s Original Choreographer’s Ball, Fever After Dark, The Bazaar, Youth Day, and more. Alex has also choreographed for recording artist Porsha and has performed at events such as Sounds of the 6ix at the Hardrock Café in Toronto. Most notably, Alex is the Artistic Director and Owner of City Centre Dance, Mississauga’s Premiere Drop-In Dance Centre.

Alex has performed in various showcases in Toronto and has worked for companies such as, Jim Steinman’s Bat out of Hell, The Juno Awards, YTV’s “The Next Star,” OMNI Television, Army of Sass, A2D2 Aerial Dance Cirque Company, Sanskriti Arts and much more. Alex has worked with and back-up danced for many various and diverse artists, including Juno Award Nominee, Marlowe and the Mix. He has also back-up danced for Shweta Subram; an Indo-Urban Canadian artist for the IIFA Awards and is featured in Brooklyn Roebuck’s (YTV’s “The Next Star” Winner) music video “Lemon and Lime.”

Alex is quick to learn and can adapt under any circumstances given to him, seizing any opportunity to perform, choreograph and teach. He continues to grow and learn through his passion for dance and living life through gratitude. By treating each day as a new opportunity to grow as both a person and artist, he continues to shape a journey unique to him.