Xavier Alcala-Herrera

Xavier alcala-herrera - Tap dance instructor

Xavier alcala-herrera - Tap dance instructor

From a very young age Xavier has been dancing every chance he gets.

Having grown up locally he trained at Center Stage Productions with Diana and Ellen Wilcox and Sharon Toups, as well as traveling regularly to train with professionals all over the country.

His training and performance experience include Ballet, Tap Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip hop, Country Western and Musical Theater. As well as a dancer, Xavier is a singer, actor, recently you may have seen him in a number of main stage productions in Houston, TX, at Theatre Under the Stars, including Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Urban Cowboy, and Yankee Doodle Dandy, or maybe in an off-Broadway NYC show or Disney’s Camp Rock the Musical and My Son Pinocchio.

Some of his teaching experience includes teaching at Theatre Under the Stars and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts as well as teaching under the instruction of Acia Gray, Jason Samuels Smith, Anthony Morigerato, Jason Janas, Mike Minery, and many more. 

Xavier is thrilled to be a tap dance class instructor on the teaching staff at Pure Energy Dance Productions.