Alexandria “Brinae Ali” Bradley she started her artistic training in dance, theater, and music at home in Flint, MI with her father Bruce Bradley. She later studied theater at Marymount Manhattan College while training under Ted Levy, Savion Glover, and Dianne Walker. Bradley’s broadway and off-broadway credits include assistant dance captain for “Shuffle Along: the 1921 Sensation And All That Followed”, NY and Touring cast of STOMP, special feature in Cotton Club Parade with Wynton Marsalis, and was apart of New York City Center Off-Center Encores production of “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope”. She also served as artistic director of Tapology Youth Tap Festival in Flint, MI. Currently she is a lecturer at John Hopkins Peabody Institute for Music and Dance while developing a work in progress with trumpeter Sean Jones called “Dizzy Spellz” fusing tap, Bebop, Hip Hop, and Afro Cuban music to articulate the African American experience through the music of Dizzy Gillespie from a afrofuturistic lense.