Alexa Manalansan, a San Francisco native, holds a B.A in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa where she began her modern dance training. Upon graduation, she trained at the Alvin Ailey School’s Independent Study Program in New York City. She has had the pleasure of working with Kristy Keefer’s Dance Mission Theatre in San Francisco where she has performed works by Sarah Shelton Mann, Daiane Lopes da Silva, Dexandro Montalvo, and Sarah Bush. She has also worked with Molly Fletcher-Lynch’s Maligrad Contemporary Dance Company where she had the opportunity to teach and perform in Arezzo, Italy in 2017. She is happy to be a founding member of PULP.