Alex Thorpe

Alex Thorpe

Three Tales by Amber Hsu (The RSC); The Suicide by Suhayla El-Bushra (Arts Ed) and Frankie Vah by Luke Wright (HighTide)

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Alex is currently directing projects for The RSC, Underbelly, Paul Jellis Productions and Arts Ed. He was an assistant director at The RSC between 2015 and 2017 and Associate Director 2016 - 2017.

Trained: Alex graduated from the Theatre Practice degree at the Central School of Speech and Drama and on the Theatre Directing Programme at Birkbeck College. THEATRE INCLUDES: As director: Theee Tales by Amber Hsu, The RSC; Frankie Vah by Luke Wright, Underbelly/Paul Jellis Productions; Twelfth Night, Orange Tree Theatre; Romeo and Juliet, RWCMD; Birdland, Arts Ed; Displaced, Picture Ourselves in Latvia, Lee Harvey Oswald (Finborough Theatre); CUSP (Sheffield Theatres); Metamorphosis (Little Angel Theatre); Relief (Theatre 503); Newlands (National Theatre Pop-Up Workshop/ Islington Community Theatre); Inherited Risk Factors, Rubbish (Eyebrow Productions); One Act Play Festival (Almeida Projects). As Associate Director: The Seven Acts of Mercy (The RSC); All The Things I Lied About (Soho Theatre). As Assistant Director: Two Nobel Kinsmen, Volpone, The Jew of Malta (The RSC); Hamlet (Shakespeare's Globe and World Tour); Henry VI Parts 1, 2 and 3 (Shakespeare's Globe and UK Tour); One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show (Eclipse Theatre/Tricycle Theatre/UK Tour); Democracy (The Old Vic); Betrayal, Democracy, Company (Sheffield Theatres); One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show (Sheffield Theatres/Eclipse Theatre/UK Tour); The Red Helicopter (Almeida Projects). Alex was longlisted for the 2014 JMK Award and shortlisted for the 2014 Genesis Future Directors Award. He was the 2011/12 Resident Assistant Director at Sheffield Theatres and is currently a guest director at Arts Ed and The Actors Class.

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Alex is currently directing projects for The RSC, Underbelly, Paul Jellis Productions and Arts Ed. He was an assistant director at The RSC between 2015 and 2017 and Associate Director 2016 - 2017.

Trained: Alex graduated from the Theatre Practice degree at the Central School of Speech and Drama and on the Theatre Directing Programme at Birkbeck College. THEATRE INCLUDES: As director: Theee Tales by Amber Hsu, The RSC; Frankie Vah by Luke Wright, Underbelly/Paul Jellis Productions; Twelfth Night, Orange Tree Theatre; Romeo and Juliet, RWCMD; Birdland, Arts Ed; Displaced, Picture Ourselves in Latvia, Lee Harvey Oswald (Finborough Theatre); CUSP (Sheffield Theatres); Metamorphosis (Little Angel Theatre); Relief (Theatre 503); Newlands (National Theatre Pop-Up Workshop/ Islington Community Theatre); Inherited Risk Factors, Rubbish (Eyebrow Productions); One Act Play Festival (Almeida Projects). As Associate Director: The Seven Acts of Mercy (The RSC); All The Things I Lied About (Soho Theatre). As Assistant Director: Two Nobel Kinsmen, Volpone, The Jew of Malta (The RSC); Hamlet (Shakespeare's Globe and World Tour); Henry VI Parts 1, 2 and 3 (Shakespeare's Globe and UK Tour); One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show (Eclipse Theatre/Tricycle Theatre/UK Tour); Democracy (The Old Vic); Betrayal, Democracy, Company (Sheffield Theatres); One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show (Sheffield Theatres/Eclipse Theatre/UK Tour); The Red Helicopter (Almeida Projects). Alex was longlisted for the 2014 JMK Award and shortlisted for the 2014 Genesis Future Directors Award. He was the 2011/12 Resident Assistant Director at Sheffield Theatres and is currently a guest director at Arts Ed and The Actors Class.

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