Alex directs and produces plays in New York and internationally.
She is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Remote Theater Project bringing theater artists from different cultural backgrounds into dialogue to create new work. (remotetheaterproject.com). Alex has directed and produced dozens of world premieres including: A Night in the Old Marketplace, by Frank London& Glen Berger, (São Paulo, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Toronto, Milan, New York City, MASS MoCA, and Bard Summerscape) Naked Old Man by Murray Schisgal starring David Margulies (Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC); Imagining Madoff by Deb Margolin (Theater J, DC); Eloise and Ray by Stephanie Fleishmann, Three Seconds in the Key by Deb Margolin (New Georges,NYC); It Can Happen Here by Judith Sloane (Jamaica PAC, NYC) and Salomé: Woman of Valor, by Frank London/ Adeena Karasick (Vancouver, Toronto, ART’s Oberon Theater). ), Karaoke at the Suicide Shack by Rob Urbinati (Queens Theater in the Park) Great Men of Science No.’s 21 & 22 by Glen Berger (Access & Currican Theaters), Out From Under It by Susan Bernfield (Vital Theater). Other directing work includes: No Second Troy (Karen Hartman) in Jerusalem and The Mole’s Dance (Mohammad Kamel Jabr) in Arabic at Assiraj Theater in Ramallah (Palestine).
Alex will direct The Mulberry Tree by Hanna Eady and Ed Mast at La MaMa Theatre in 2024.
Alex produced and directed the short film Two Altars and a Cave, starring Lois Smith, seen at Sarasota Int’l Film Festival, Catskill Mountain Film Festival, Citizen Jane, Southampton Int’l Film Festival, among others.
A life-long arts educator, she was the recipient of a Fulbright Grant to Argentina in 2005-2006, where she taught arts educators and theater practitioners in Buenos Aires. She has worked throughout the NYC school system making plays with students, and at Avenues: The World School, developing their drama program.
As Managing Director for Soundbrush Records, Alex produced over 40 music recordings, dozens of concerts, and numerous videos, including Latin Grammy award-winning Amor por el Tango and Grammy award-nominated Piazzola in Brooklyn.
She is an affiliated artist of New Georges Theater, and an alumna of the Actor’s Studio Playwrights and Directors Forum, Lincoln Center Directing Lab, and Women’s Project Directors Forum. Alex is a graduate of Wesleyan University. www.alexandraaron.com