Mary Kate Alexander

Dance Instructor/Dance Captain

Mary Kate Alexander began dancing at the age of 4. She started with ballet and tap dancing and quickly fell in love with dance and performing. Eventually, she began Russian classical ballet instruction under Nicole Jones. At 9 years old, she took an Irish dance class and found her passion. When she began receiving instruction from Sophia Wyzgowski, TCRG she really progressed in her technique and performance and in 2014 began student teaching. Mary Kate teaches all levels of classes and is the Dance Captain of the Shannon Irish Dance Company. She received her TCRG after passing the exams in June 2018. She plans on taking classes at Oakland Community College to become a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) while continuing to teach at Shannon. She hopes to bring a love of Irish dance and the Irish culture to others.