Alexander Kushi-Willis

  • Alexander Kushi-Willis

Alexander Kushi-Willis

height: 176cm
weight : 60kg
hat: 56 cm
neck: 37
sleeve: 85
chest: 90-91
waist: 75-76
inseam: 75
hips: 85
shoe: 42.5
suit: Size 36R M Size

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Biography Alexander Kushi-Willis was born in Buckinghamshire, England. Growing up with his mother he lived in Sussex surrounded by the Ashdown Forest and farmland. From age six to nineteen he attended a Steiner/Waldorf school called Michael Hall. With this creative based education he developed a very broad range of skills and appreciation for many different cultures. Towards the end of his education he focused on Sports, Physics, Art, and Drama.

Also part of his life has been his parent's involvement in Natural and Organic foods and healthy living as a Macrobiotic diet. His grandfather Michio Kushi, helped to introduce modern macrobiotics to the United States in the early 1950s. He has lectured about philosophy, spiritual development, health, food and diseases at conferences and seminars all over the world.

The Age of eighteen was when Alexander realized his passion for acting was where he wanted to take his future career. At this time he had much exposure to drama; performing in two plays a year and traveling to London to see performances. The two biggest influences was working on Romeo and Juliet, playing Romeo, which he went on tour with to Paris and Switzerland, and a performance he saw in London called A Minute Too Late by a theatre company called Complicite.
After graduating Michael Hall School he auditioned for drama schools in London and also one in New York City. It was here his New York adventure began. After being accepted to The American Academy of Dramatic Arts he moved to New York and during is time at the acting conservatory he developed many skills, training in Meisner and Stanislavsky techniques, film acting, voice work and dialects, Viewpoints, yoga, stage combat and much more. Since Graduating from AADA he has been part of a Shakespeare Company based in Tribeca called BoAR, and training in Lecoq Physical Theatre and Linklater voice work. He has also just finished working on a stage adaptation of Edward Scissorhands in which he played Edward.

More recently he has been training in Capoeira, Aikido and Bokkendo.