Alex Mitchell

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Southener rooted in yorkshire. Artistic Director of Silent Uproar, Emerging Company 2016-2017 New Diorama Theatre and Supported Artist of Hull Truck Theatre

Recently I directed A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) by Jon Brittain which won the following awards: Fringe First- The Scotsman, Best Musical Production- Musical Theatre Review, Kevin Spacey Artist of Choice Award (Musical Theatre).

I am part of West Yorkshire Playhouse's Directors One Programme 2017, and have previously been shortlisted for Kevin Spacey UK Artist of Choice: Musical Theatre (2017), Charlie Hartil fund (2017), Old Vic 12 (2016 & 2015), Almedia Resident Director Programme (2016). 

Silent Uproar exists to commision writers to create provocative and playful new theatre to help make the world a little bit less shit.s  We are heavily influenced by pop culture and we believe you don't always have to be serious to say something serious.

Our creative work is focused on exploring how to incorporate devising and new writing, to challenge our audience, but most of all to ensure they have fun. We are currently trying to explore the different ways a story can be told.

Outside of Silent Uproar in 2017 I was undertook the position of Curator for Hull Theatre Festival Assemble Fest 

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Southener rooted in yorkshire. Artistic Director of Silent Uproar, Emerging Company 2016-2017 New Diorama Theatre and Supported Artist of Hull Truck Theatre

Recently I directed A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) by Jon Brittain which won the following awards: Fringe First- The Scotsman, Best Musical Production- Musical Theatre Review, Kevin Spacey Artist of Choice Award (Musical Theatre).

I am part of West Yorkshire Playhouse's Directors One Programme 2017, and have previously been shortlisted for Kevin Spacey UK Artist of Choice: Musical Theatre (2017), Charlie Hartil fund (2017), Old Vic 12 (2016 & 2015), Almedia Resident Director Programme (2016). 

Silent Uproar exists to commision writers to create provocative and playful new theatre to help make the world a little bit less shit.s  We are heavily influenced by pop culture and we believe you don't always have to be serious to say something serious.

Our creative work is focused on exploring how to incorporate devising and new writing, to challenge our audience, but most of all to ensure they have fun. We are currently trying to explore the different ways a story can be told.

Outside of Silent Uproar in 2017 I was undertook the position of Curator for Hull Theatre Festival Assemble Fest 

Career stage
Junior
Industries
Performing Arts
My skills
audience development, Director, new writing, site specific, youth theatre
Job Roles
Creative Director, Production Manager, Set Designer

Work history

Jan 2012 - Present

Artistic Director
Silent Uproar

Nov 2012 - Oct 2014

Script Reader
Hull Truck

May 2013 - Sep 2014

Freelance Youth Theatre Director/Facilitator
Hull Truck Theatre

Apr 2013 - Apr 2013

Assistant Director, Mandrake
Jack Studio Theatre

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013

Assitant Diretor, Saturday Night Sunday Morning
MiddleChild


Education

Aug 2009 - Aug 2012

Drama and Theatre Practise - 2:1 BA (Hons)
The University of Hull


Where they are going

Industries
Performing Arts
Skills they want to learn
Actor Training, Assistant Directing, Audience Development

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