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Alexandra Chaves
Born 2001 (age 21–22)
Education St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School
  • Actress
  • dancer
Years active 2016-present
Television The Next Step

Alexandra Chaves (born 2001) is a Canadian dancer and actress, known for her role as Piper on the Family and CBBC series The Next Step.


In 2011, Chaves won the title of Mini Miss Dance Canada. She was also a member of the Toronto Raptors Junior Hip Hop Crew and was part of the National Ballet School of Canada's professional program. In 2016, Chaves joined the Family series The Next Step in its fourth season as Piper. She is still a cast member of the show. As part of her work with The Next Step, Chaves has participated in Family Channel's Stand Up! anti-bullying campaign. In 2017, Chaves toured the UK with co-stars of The Next Step as part of the Disney Channel Big Ticket Concert. In 2019 she toured Australia, New Zealand and the UK again with The Next Step.

Chaves is a Plan Canada Youth Advocate.

Personal life

Chaves went to St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School before attending Virtual High School to accommodate her television career. At age 12, she was diagnosed with heart arrhythmia that meant she would need to take a nine-month break from dancing.


Year Title Role Notes
2016–2020 The Next Step Piper Main role (seasons 4-7)
2018 Anne with an E Chorus Member Episode: "I Protest Against Any Absolute Conclusion"
2019 Good Witch Alex Episode: "The Honeymoon"
2019 Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story Daniela Lopez Television film

See also

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