Originally from Exeter, now based in London, Alex has a passion for theatre that is brave, bold, imaginative, and fun with entertainment at its heart. Theatre that will make you both laugh, and cry, or cry with laughter. His approach as a director is to be candid, collaborative, and kind, sincerely valuing integrity and generosity.
Alex is Co-Founder and Festival Director of Exeter Fringe Festival, a Junior Associate at the King’s Head Theatre and co-creator of new musical theatre podcast All That Scratch recorded live at The Other Palace. He also has a breadth of experience working across musical theatre, comedies, queer work and other plays.
Previous Credits as Director include:
No More Doughnuts (The White Bear Theatre); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple); Cinderella (Brackley & Banbury) ; Henry: A Killer New Musical Workshop (The Albany, Deptford); Michael Morpurgo’s Out of the Ashes (The Bike Shed Theatre & South West Tour); Jack and the Beanstalk (South West Tour).
As Associate Director:
Bang Bang! (Exeter Northcott Theatre & UK Tour); Monmouth: The Westcountry Rebellion (Marine Theatre and South West Tour).
As Resident Director
Club Tropicana (UK Tour).
As Assistant Director:
Beauty and the Beast (Exeter Northcott Theatre); Hot Flushes The Musical (UK Tour), Buttons: A Cinderella Story; High Ridin’ by James Hogan; For Reasons That Remain Unclear by Mart Crowley (King’s Head Theatre); The Monstrum (Marine Theatre & The Egg at Bath Theatre Royal).
King’s Head Theatre Online Series (The King’s Head Theatre), All That Scratch (The Other Palace); Cracking (South West Tour Clarke Andrews’ The Tempest (South West Tour); Hot Flushes The Musical (UK Tour).
As Assistant Producer:
La Traviata (King’s Head Theatre); Playmill New Writing Festival 2018 (King’s Head Theatre), The Monstrum (Marine Theatre & The Egg at Bath Theatre Royal).
Snow White at the Queen’s Theatre Barnstaple 2019