Originally from North Carolina, Alex worked in film and television as a child. After discovering a love for live performance, Alex studied Drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts as a high school senior. She went on to receive her BFA in Musical Theatre and Minor in Dance from another North Carolina University and immediately began performing at sea on various contracts with Norwegian Cruise Line. NCL productions included Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Diva 1), Legally Blonde the Musical (Pilar), Burn the Floor (Principle Female Vocalist), and Vegas the Show! (Principle Vocalist). She also performed regionally in productions including West Side Story (Francisca) at North Shore Music Theatre and Hairspray (Dynamite) at Flat Rock Playhouse.
In 2018 Alex toured the US and Canada in Motown the Musical, beginning as a Swing and later transitioning into the roles of Florence Ballard and Suzanne dePasse. Later that year she made her Broadway debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as Janelle Woods. Most recently Alex led the 1st National Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical as Disco Donna, portraying legendary disco queen Donna Summer.