Alexander Jones was born in Rochford, Essex, Great Britain. He received his ballet training at the Royal Ballet School in London and graduated in 2005. He joined the Royal Ballet School on tours to Japan and New York. He also took part successfully in several competitions. In 2004 he won the gold medal at the Adeline Genée Competition in Athens and he received the Dame Ninette de Valois Prize in 2005.
In 2005/06 Alexander Jones joined the Stuttgart ballet as a member of the Corps de ballet. In the season 2007/08 he was promoted to Demi-Soloist, in 2008/09 to Soloist. After an amazing debut as Romeo in John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet in April 2011, Artistic Director Reid Anderson promoted Alexander Jones to Principal Dancer from the season 2011/12 on.