Alexandra Skendrou is a singer, actor, educator, producer and dancer of traditional Greek folklore dances. A native of Greece is involved with several Greek-American organizations that promote Hellenic culture in the US.
She has performed in opera, operetta, musical theater and in recitals in Carnegie Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Miller Theatre, La Guardia Theater, Amato Opera, Kaye Playhouse, National Greek Opera House etc. She is a member of the prestigious Archdiocesan Cathedral Choir of the Holy Trinity in NY.
Theater credits include: A. Chekhov’s “Marriage a La Russe” by EGTNY, Y. Kalavrianos’ “Sons and Daughters” by Greek Cultural center, Dario Fo’s “Won’t Pay? Can’t Pay” by EGTNY, Tsiforos-Vassilleiadis “My Crazy Wife” by Theatron, C. Dickens “Christmas Carol” by Ichneftes, Katsarou-Bozinis “Crisis? It’s all Greek to me” by EGTNY.
Production credits include: Agamemnon at LaMaMaETC by EGTNY, Between the Seas Festival at Wild Project-NY and at Baumstrasse -Athens, Queens Theater in the Park, St Marks at the Bowery, Timarete Festival for the Arts, National theater of Greece.
Alexandra is the music teacher, chorus director and coordinator of the Music School at the Academy of Hellenic Paideia. She holds degrees from Atheneaum- Maria Callas Conservatory, Mannes College/ New School University as A.S Onassis Scholarship recipient and the Theatrical Technical School for the Arts in Moscow.