Alexis Carra

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Summary:  Alexis Carra has been onstage since age 2.  She has trained with Princeton Ballet, Boston Ballet, Nutmeg Ballet, and Alvin Ailey among others, and danced competitively for ten years. She received her BA in Theatre Studies from Yale University, where she danced and choreographed with the Yaledancers, and performed in various shows, including her own solo performance piece.  At age 19 Alexis was offered a role in the 1stNational tour of  the Tony Award winning musical, Fosse, and took a semester off from Yale to go on the road.  She spent 2 months in Japan with the company, and 4 months touring in the U.S.  After graduating and moving to New York City in 2003, Alexis has worked extensively on and off Broadway. Those credits include: Fame on 42ndStreet, Wicked, Sweet Charity(with Christina Applegate), and The Pirate Queen. She is on the cast album recordings of both The Pirate Queen and Sweet Charity.  Recent performing credits include Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee in the critically acclaimed Gypsy at Sacramento Music Circus opposite Vicki Lewis of the TV series Newsradio and Cassie in the Broadway hit A Chorus Line at San Diego Musical Theatre. Alexis’ film and tvr credits include Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union, Hawthorne, Convincing Clooney, Across the Universe,Castle and several national commercials including Hoover, Chevy, and Big Lots, Chase, and Comcast.  Alexis is also venturing into the creative producing arena and recently started, along with her boyfriend, her own creative consulting company called Layer Cayke Creative.