Big News! Alexia is so excited to share that she placed Third at the National Arts and Letter’s (Arizona Chapter) Drama Competition. For the comeptition she performed monologues from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Chekhov’s Three Sisters.
Fall of 2018 Alexia was excited to make her Phoenix Theatre debut. After being in Iowa for the summer she came home to sunny Arizona to be in West Side Story. WSS was a very memorable time. She loved the company and she fell in love with the show even more!
Alexia is so grateful to have spent another summer in Iowa. She adores The Old Creamery Theatre and was ecstatic to work with them again. She had a blast teaching The Legend of Black Beard’s Gold to children all over Iowa. Watching the kids work hard all week to perform at the end for the family and friends is extremely humbling and heartwarming.
New News! Alexia is getting ready to head back to Iowa! Alexia is so excited to be going back to The Creamery! She will be out there for the summer teaching Camp Creamery! Please feel free to join me on my Camp Journey via Facebook or Instagram. Links can be found at the top of the page. Stay tuned for more information about future projects!
Alexia was cast in A Chorus Line at Theater Works! Alexia was Bebe and understudied Kristine! She was so excited to do this bucket list show! A Chorus line opened February 16, 2018. In addition to that, Alexia choreographed at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center for Alice in Wonderland Jr.
Alexia was asked to be part of the Daytime cast of A Christmas Carol! She loved it. Alexia really enjoyed her December 2016 performing in The Quiltmaker's Gift for all the schools in the area and so without hesitation said yes. She jumped in with just two rehearsal and had a blast. She was a Fezziwig party goer as well as Rose. Her favorite parts, however, are listening to the children's reactions and participating in the talk backs after with the kids!
Alexia is back in Phoenix, Arizona for now. Alexia was the Choreographer for Annie Jr. at Theater Works in Peoria, AZ. It is a wonderful cast and they have a fantastic show! Annie Jr. opened November 10th and ran until November 19th!
Annie Jr. Review "...Alexia Lorch wove the musical numbers together with delightful choreography...A well done job."
Alexia's time at The Old Creamery Theatre, in Amana, Iowa, has come to an end. While there Alexia was one of three directors teaching Little Red Meets the Wolves as one of Camp Creamery summer program offerings for youth. Following Camp Creamery Alexia was excited to take the stage not only as Urleen in Footloose: The Musical, earning her membership into the EMC program, but also as Miss Spider/First Officer for The Old Creamery's TYA show of James and the Giant Peach! She loved the time spent at The Old Creamery Theatre working and living with such talented, genuine humans.
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More exciting news! The run of Leading Ladies was extended! Seussical Jr. went very well! And Once Upon a Mattress at Theater Works was well received. I was Lady Beatrice and served as the Dance Captain.
When one door closes another one opens, or two! Alexia is so excited to announce that she is choreographing Seussical Jr. at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale, Arizona! And she has also been cast in Leading Ladies as Audrey at Fountain Hills Theater! She feels so fortunate to have both of these wonderful opportunities!
With 2016 coming to a close Alexia is thankful for the opportunities she had this year! 2016 started with a trip to Minnesota, with Creighton University, traveling to compete in the Irene Ryan's at KCACTF. Immediately following Alexia was the Choreographer and Assistant Stage Manager for Tom Jones while preparing for her senior recital, Tell Me on a Sunday. Her last show at Creighton was Vive Paris!, a ballet. To round out her time at the University she sang the National Anthem at Commencement. Since May Alexia has been residing in her home town, Phoenix. She started her time back working as a Teaching Artist at Theater Works, choreographing for ages 6-15. Alexia had the fantastic opportunity as well to be cast in 3C (Connie-Nearly Naked Theatre), The Music Man (Zaneeta; Dance Captain-Mesa Encore Theatre), Rusalka (Dancer Swing-Arizona Opera Company), The Quiltmaker's Gift (Alto, Player, Soldier). Alexia would like to thank everyone she worked with this year and her supportive family. She is looking forward to what the New Year will bring! As of now she is excited to be going to UPTAs again. Happy Holidays to All and a Happy New Year!
Alexia had a blast playing Zaneeta Shinn with Mesa Encore Theatre in their production of The Music Man. Alexia has also closed The Quiltmaker's Gift with Theater Works and will miss the show!
Reviews are starting to come out for 3C. To get tickets visit Nearly Naked Theatre's website and go to the "Box"!
Alexia is excited to announce that she has been cast in Nearly Naked Theatre's production of 3C! She has been cast as Connie. Alexia is so excited to have been cast in her first show out of college. She is very grateful for this opportunity and is loving being in rehearsals! More information to come!
June! Alexia was a teaching artist at Theater Works in Peoria, Arizona. Alexia was a Teaching Artist and Choreographer for their Broadway Bound Camp I and Alice in Wonderland Jr. She worked with ages 7-15.
Alexia just performed in Creighton University's Ballet Vive Paris! Alexia had a blast being the nun and working with the girls. Alexia's last opportunity at Creighton was singing the National Anthem at Creighton University's afternoon graduation.
Alexia is so excited to have completed her senior recital. For her recital Alexia performed Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's Tell Me on a Sunday. The recital went very well and Alexia could not be happier.
Happy New Year to all! Alexia has hit the ground running. Mid January Alexia attended The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. She competed in the Irene Ryan competition at the Region 5 Festival 48. In early February Alexia also made her way over to Memphis, Tennessee for the Unified Professional Theatre Auditions! Alexia is serving as an Assistant Stage Manager and Choreographer for Tom Jones at Creighton University in addition to preparing for her senior recital. Tom Jones opens February 24th. Alexia's senior recital is April 1, 2016!
This winter Alexia was excited to have been cast again in Creighton University's The Nutcracker. Alexia was in the corps de ballet for snow ending the first act. In the second act Alexia was Russian Trepak. The Russian Trepak dance was a tap number.
This fall Alexia is so excited to have been in Sunday in the Park with George! Alexia played Dot/Marie. This has been one of her most favorite shows to be in! Alexia is humbled to have also received and Irene Ryan nomination for her work on Dot/Marie.
Photo taken from Alexia Lorch's Instagram. @alexialorch5
Alexia is back at Creighton University for her final year and has hit the ground running. Alexia is excited that she had a successful run of Stage of the Art, a show of new one acts. Alexia was the choreographer for one of the One Acts and she also created two of her own pieces that were performed. While home on fall break Alexia performed at the Phoenix Boys Choir Gala for a second year. Alexia loves supporting the Phoenix Boys Choir where and when she can.
Alexia is thrilled to announce that the production of Cabaret received 11 nominations from Theatre Arts Guild in Omaha, Nebraska. From there Cabaret won 5 including Best Musical!
This 2015 summer Alexia worked at Phoenix Theatre's Summer Camp. Alexia had the exciting, and never dull, task of choreographing for and directing the 6-8 year-olds. Their energy is electrifying and it was fun for Alexia to share what she loves with the students. Alexia is so grateful for the opportunity she had! "The best part of the day is right before they leave... they rush up, look up with their smiling faces and make sure to say bye. (And maybe they add that you're their favorite teacher too)".
Pictured: The Summer Camp teachers before the camp show.
Spring 2015 Alexia Lorch was seen on stage at Creighton University in two Theatrical productions. February 18th-22nd Alexia appeared as Brooke Ashton/ Vicki in Creighton University's production of Noises Off. Alexia received an Irene Ryan Nomination for her work as Brooke/Vicki. April 10th-19th Alexia was seen in the 1998 version of Cabaret. For this production Alexia was in the Kit Kat Klub and was featured in "Two Ladies." Alexia also served as dance and music captain for this production. Both shows were on Creighton's Main Stage. Both were also part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration for the Fine and Performing Arts.