Measurements: Height: 5’3”; 36D, 28, 36; Inseam 31; Size 8; Shoe 7
Skills: Stilt-Walker, Actor, Voice Over, Singer, Model & Costume Maker,
Background Experience: Alexandra “Xan” Underhill got her real start in performance art right after she graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art & received her BFA in Fiber Arts. She continued on to design & create her own jewelry line, work in sculpture, installation, wearable art, costuming & set design while at the same time she got involved in the performing arts.
Loves & Interests: Xan has a very contagious enthusiasm for life & everything in it! As a raw food chef, she hopes to inspire people’s love for healthy eating & a better consciousness about our symbiotic relationship to Earth. Her love for performance & costuming inspires others to express themselves & be involved in projects that make statements. Xan has traveled & lived throughout the world. These experiences are from which she consciously integrates foreign rhythms, textures & forms in all of her creative expression.
Resume: Since Xan’s career began in 1993, her resume is rather lush. To name a few highlights:
* Co-Host and Stilt Dancing MC for the live stage show Love & Sexetra
*Visual Arts Director, Principal Costume Designer & Stilte-Walker for SAFMOD in Cleveland, Ohio.
*Resident Costumer Designer at ISH Dance Company in Amsterdam.
*Costuming & Set Design for feature films “Hero Tomorrow” & “Christmas at Maxwells”
*Costuming for Cirque Du Soleil, Philobus & the San Francisco School of Circus Arts
*MTV House of Style
*Cleveland Magazine named her The Most Interesting Person of 2007
*Co-Author of Alternation: Transform, Embellish, Customize (a book about creative recycling of clothing)