Carmel Valley RAPA student wins junior ‘Dancer of Year’


Alexis Marxer, 10, of Royal Academy of Performing Arts, won Junior “Dancer of the Year” at the Rainbow International Dance Competition held at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. She won Double Platinum for her lyrical solo, “I See Fire,” and Double Platinum for her jazz solo, “Evil Gal.”

Alexis was also in five group dances that won Double Platinums and Platinum. She has trained at RDA and RAPA for 5 1/2 years and has excelled in their RAD Ballet program. Alexis is a fifth-grader at Ocean Air Elementary School in Carmel Valley.