“Focus on your strengths, follow your passion and don’t be afraid to be you!” – Meet Beedie Luminary, Queen Alexis.
What post-secondary school will you be attending?
What program will you be taking in post-secondary and why does it interest you?
I am entering the Musical Theatre Program at Capilano University. I chose this program because I have always had a passion for musical theatre. My career goal is to run a thriving organization offering performing arts programs to children.
Tell us a little bit about your background (growing up, going to school, extra-curricular activities, etc.).
I live in Burnaby with my mom and brother and our 9lb rescue pup. I started school in England and moved to BC in 2007. I have been featured in short films with the Young Actors Project and worked background on various BC film sets, studied improvisation with the Canadian Improv Games (CIG), the nationally renowned intensive improv cam and competed at CIG Regional tournaments. I have performed on stage with Lindbjerg Academy and BMSS. Since 2013, I have committed my free time to working with children running a program called Queen’s Academy. It is a non-profit musical theatre program I founded offering classes of singing, acting, and dancing for children in the Burnaby area.
Who inspires you, and why?
My mother inspires me. She is strong, independent, loving and generous. She has face many challenges and she taught me what resilience looks like.
What motivates you, and why?
From performing on stage, to stage directing, to teaching children’s musical theatre classes; no matter what aspect of musical theatre I take part in, it encompasses my entire being. My love for theatre and my desire to share this love of the arts with others is what motivates me.
What are your goals for the upcoming school year?
I am truly looking forward to working with people who are equally as passionate about musical theatre. My goal is to dedicate myself to the MUTH program at Capilano, where I can build on my skills, reach my potential and contribute.
What is one thing you learned in high school that you will take with you to post-secondary?
I learned that perseverance is everything, and that staying involved in my school and home community is valuable on so many levels. I also learned that it’s important to get enough sleep!
What is one piece of advice you’d give to future Luminaries?
Focus on your strengths, follow your passion and don’t be afraid to be you!Back To Top