Mr. Dex danced professionally for fifteen years with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Eugene Ballet Company and The Sarasota Ballet. Dex has been teaching since 2004, and directed the Sarasota Ballet School for five years, until recently transitioning into professional photography. His duties as director included running The Sarasota Ballet School, The Margaret Barbieri Conservatory and Dance The Next Generation outreach program for at risk youth. Dex specialized in teaching ballet technique, partnering and character classes. He has directed numerous successful summer intensives that included international students and teachers. As Education Director, he produced and directed all the shows, workshops, end of the year performances, outreach and master classes, adult program, and full school curriculum and syllabus. The Sarasota Ballet School won Best School at YAGP in 2015.