Elexa Hanner

Elexa Hanner has been a part of the Alumni Theater Company for five years. Throughout those five years she has grown and learned so much as an artist. Elexa has participated in ATC’s original shows and Summer Musicals. She has also participated in Pittsburgh CAPA’s All-School Musicals, which led her to be nominated for the 2016 Gene Kelly Best Actress Award for her role of Anita in West Side Story. Elexa played the title role in ATC’s 2013 production of Aida and most recently was featured in the role of Whatsername in ATC’s American Idiot at the New Hazlett Theater this past summer. Elexa is currently taking a gap year and is preparing and training for her college auditions.

 

Contact at: elexa@alumnitheatercompany.org

“I think there are more limiting factors in my career than just being chocolate. I think being a curvy girl is also a factor. Being someone with natural hair is also a factor. Those are things that I can't change. Personally, I don't want to live with limitations. If there comes a time where I am dying to play Juliet or Macbeth, I want to make those avenues for myself. The world might limit me, but as the type of artist I am, I'll create those opportunities."

― danielle brooks

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