Soprano, Alexa Smith is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and resides in New York City. She has been seen on the stages of New York City Opera, CNR Drama, The Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance, dell'Arte Opera, and BarnArts Theatre. She was most recently seen as an Elfe in Respighi's La Campana Sommersa with New York City Opera.
A graduate of Manhattan School of Music, her recent roles include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (dell'Arte Opera), Beatrice in the off-Broadway revival of Michael John LaChiusa's Marie Christine (Columbia Stages), Sarah in Ragtime Clara (CNR Drama) in Porgy & Bess (BarnArts Center for the Arts), Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi (Martina Arroyo's Prelude to Performacnce) and Sharon Graham in Terrence McNally's Master Class (ArtisTree Center for the Arts)
She made her Lincoln Center debut in New York City Opera's production of Rachmaninoff's Aleko and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci.
She won an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions and was a semi-finalist in the Giulio Gari Foundation's International Vocal Competition and the Joy in Singing art song competition.
Off-stage she is a lover of dining, dance and dachshunds.