Saturday night’s winner of the Westchester Teen Idol competition is 14-year-old Alexis Newman, a freshman at Yonkers High School, who lives in Yonkers.
Alexis was the first winner of the Yonkers Jr. Idol Competition 2008, winner of the Yonkers Future Stars Talent Search 2008, 2nd place winner of the NYC Singing Idol & tied for first place at the Westchester Popstar Competition.
She has performed in NYC with live bands at The Cutting Room, Triads, Dillion’s Cabaret, The Village Underground and The Bottom Line. She has appeared across the Lower Hudson Valley in theatrical presenttions at The Westchester Broadway Theater, Irvington Town Hall Theater, Random Farms Kids Theater at The Tarrytown Music Hall.
Alexis bested 24 competitors in the contest, a fund-raiser for PMT Productions, a Pleasantville-based community theater group.